Posts Tagged ‘disability’

Hepatitis and Social Security Disability

Hepatitis – Condition and Symptoms Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. In some cases, the liver heals on its own. In other cases, the condition can lead to fibrosis and cirrhosis. Persons with Hepatitis often have jaundice, poor appetite, and generally feel unwell, while some present no symptoms. Acute Hepatitis lasts less than six…

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Cirrhosis and Disability

Cirrhosis and Disability The question arose this evening as to whether someone with alcoholic cirrhosis was allowed to claim disability. This following article would seem to confirm that disability IS allowable. Craig Cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease characterized by the progressive and irreversible destruction of liver tissue. When exposed to an infectious agent, alcohol,…

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Can you get Social Security Disability if you've used Alcohol or Drugs?

Social Security Disability Can you get Social Security Disability if you’ve used Alcohol or Drugs? Certainly. It all depends on the extent of the use, as well as its recency. It’s not possible at this point in time to receive social security disability benefits based solely on addiction. But whether such use will affect, or…

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