Kidney failure is a disease that unfortunately is life-altering because of the limited options for treatment. Many patients who are dealing with kidney failure have to go on dialysis and are placed on the transplant list.

A person is receiving dialysis.

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Kidney failure affects nearly every part of the body and is when the kidneys, which process chemicals in the blood begin to fail. This means that the person who is suffering from kidney failure begins to have toxic blood. The only treatment for this right now is dialysis and eventual transplant, which makes kidney failure a very difficult problem for the patients who are suffering from it. This has many different causes, some of which include:

  • Acute Tubular Necrosis
  • Autoimmune Kidney Disease
  • Decreased blood flow (Low Blood Pressure)
  • Hemolytic-uremic Syndrome
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Thrombotic Purpura (ITTP)
  • Malignant Hypertension
  • Reaction to Transfusion
  • Scleroderma
  • Acute Pyelonephritis
  • Septicemia

Some Common Symptoms of Kidney Failure Include:

  • Bruising
  • Emotional Changes
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Exhaustion
  • Pain between ribs and hips
  • Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Changes in Urination

A 3D rendering of kidneys.Kidney failure can be a devastating disease that cripples your way of life, including keeping you out of work for a prolonged period of time. If you have this disease and your doctor advises you not to return to work because of it, you should contact a knowledgeable Rhode Island Social Security Disability lawyer. An experienced Rhode Island Social Security Disability lawyer can help you to make informed decisions and can remove the stress of the application procedures to the Social Security Administration. Nearly 75% of all initial applicants for Social Security Disability benefits are denied. The denial is usually because the paperwork was not what the Social Security Administration (SSA) was looking for. So it may not necessarily be because the disability is not deserving of benefits.

A patient's medical record for carpal tunnel and social security disability.When deciding to approve or deny a Disability benefits claim, the SSA relies strongly on the medical records given to them along with the opinion of the treating medical doctor. It is vital to have a lawyer look these documents to ensure that they accurately represent the pain that you are suffering. A knowledgeable Rhode Island Social Security Disability lawyer can make sure you put in the best claim for the benefits you deserve and can also decrease the stress of gathering and reading the information yourself. Enduring the symptoms of kidney failure can be taxing. A Rhode Island Social Security Disability lawyer can ease the stress and frustration of fighting for your right to Social Security Disability compensation. A Rhode Island Social Security Disability lawyer can also make sure that the SSA is aware of the magnitude of your disability and your inability to work.

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A personal injury lawyer is discussing a case with his two clients.If you have a lawyer before you file a claim with the SSA, your chances of success are almost doubled. Not only that, but you will begin receiving your benefits quicker. If you plan on, or are currently doing business with the SSA, you should contact a lawyer to aid in this process. We work with experienced Rhode Island Social Security Disability lawyers who can help get you the benefits you deserve. Please call us at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.