Are You Entitled to Social Security Disability Benefits if you Suffer From Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by red areas of inflammation. There is thickening, scaling and flaking of the skin.

Psoriasis may be the result of your body’s inability to properly shed its skin. But did you know that non-psoriatic skin cells mature and shed every 28 days. Psoriatic skin cells move out to the surface of the body over a period of 3 to 6 days. This causes a rapid build up of unshed skin cells that results in the formation of legions.

Psoriasis can develop on any part of your body and is thought to be a hereditary disease. However, psoriasis can be triggered by emotional stress, injury to the skin, different types of infections, or even reactions to drugs.

Suffer from Psoriasis and Need a Social Security Disability Attorney on Your Side?

You may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits if you have an extreme case of psoriasis. If, for example, you have thickening of the skin over a joint that impairs your mobility and flexibility, or your psoriasis is so severe that it is disfiguring, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits if that condition prevents you from working. If your physician has told you that you are unable to work as a result of psoriasis, you might want to consider filing for Social Security Disability benefits. Consult psoriasis Social Security Disability attorney Cavey and Barrett for more information about your rights to Social Security Disability benefits. Give us a call at 727-894-3188 today.

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