Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a disorder that the Social Security Administration accepts as a reason for Social Security Disability. It is a disorder that involves the large and small intestines becoming inflamed which causes severe pain to the person suffering from the disorder.

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Symptoms range from mild to painful and come and go as the disease progresses. The two common inflammatory bowel diseases are ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease.

  • Ulcerative Colitis: This disease affects the large intestine and the lining of the large intestine. The symptoms occur differently depending on the person in severity and frequency but can include stomach pain, diarrhea, fever, weight loss and mouth ulcers.
  • Crohn’s Disease: This disease affects the digestive system is when the bowel or intestine are inflamed. The symptoms include belly pain, fever, loss of appetite, changes in bowel movements, weight loss and drowsiness.

The Common Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Include:

  • Arthritis and Other Pain
  • Brittle Bones
  • Eye inflammation
  • Liver Inflammation
  • Gallstones
  • Ulcers
  • Kidney Stones
  • Lung Issues

Inflammatory bowel disease can be a debilitating disease that keeps you out of work for long periods of time. If you or a loved one has this disease and it is affecting your life so severely that your doctor tells you that you should not return to work, contact an experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney right away. An experienced Social Security attorney in Rhode Island can help you to make important life decisions and can ease the stress of the application process to the Social Security Administration. Nearly 75 percent of all first time applicants for Social Security Disability are denied benefits. This denial is generally not because the disability is not worthy of benefits, but rather because the paperwork was not what the Social Security Administration was looking for.

A patient's medical record for carpal tunnel and social security disability.When looking to approve or deny a claim for Disability benefits, the Social Security Administration relies heavily on the medical record provided to them as well as the opinion of the treating physician. It is important to have an attorney look these papers over in order to be sure that they accurately reflect the pain that you are experiencing. An experienced Social Security Disability attorney can ensure that you put the best claim forward for benefits that you have and can also reduce the stress of compiling and reading all of the information yourself. Dealing with the symptoms of Inflammatory bowel disease can be stressful and a competent and experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney can ease the stress and pain of fighting for your right to Social Security Disability compensation. An experienced RI Social Security Disability attorney can also ensure that the Social Security Administration is aware of the extent of your disability and your inability to work.

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