Give Me Five Minutes and I will Explain Why You may Entitled to Social Security Disability Benefits for Skin Conditions
Skin disorders may become so bad that you may unable to work. Your skin is the largest organ in the human body. And any condition affecting your skin can make your life miserable. Skin disorders are listed on the Social Security Administration (SSA) List of Impairments that may make you eligible for Social Security benefits.
2. Bullous Disease
3. Chronic Skin Infection/Chronic Mucus Membrane Infections
5. Hidradenitis Suppuratida
6. Genetic Photosensitive Disorders like Xeroderma Pigmentosum
The Social Security Administration will evaluate each of these skin conditions to determine how it impacts you ability to work. They will consider the following:
1. Severity or extent of your skin legions.
The severity can be determined by the number of lesions on your body and location. If you have lesions on your hands, joints or feet that limit your motor skills, ability walk or limit movement, it may be considered to be severe.
Many conditions do respond to treatment and that will be a major factor in determining your disability. However, side effects of your treatment can reduce your ability to work and that needs to be developed in any Social Security claim for skin conditions.
If your skin condition prevents you from working, contact Clearwater and Safety Harbor Social Security Disability attorney Nancy L. Cavey to determine if you are eligible to apply for Social Security Disability benefits.