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Can I Claim A Disability Payment For Kereatonas
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Many: Your family physician can help, your internest can help, your psychiatrist can help, your neurologist can help, your geriatrician can help. You maybe aided by a neuro-psychologist, a general psychologist and many others. ...Read more
Disability: Disability is usually determined based on function. It really doesn't have anything do do with the exact degree of curvature in the spine. Also, just to put it to perspective, at 23 years of age, one is fully skeletally mature and a 25 degree curve at that stage is not treated. Sorry for not answering your question directly. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with CRPS recently. Will my condition deteriorate? Can I claim disability living allowance for this condition? Education help?
Chronic pain: Regional pain syndrome can be very debilitating and yes you can claim disability status. Approval would depend on the affected extremity and severity of the symptoms. Additionally, your condition can improve with time and treatment allowing you return to work. It may also deteriorate causing you to go back on disability. As long as disability is approved initially you can always go on and off. ...Read more
Probably not: These issues should not cause permanent impairment. ...Read more
What happens if I have anxiety and panic for which I claim va disability can I still get my cdl and be a truck driver?
Social Security: Disability gives people several months to do a trial and see if they can work again before getting off disability. Perhaps the VA does something similar. Talk w/social worker or other professional at the VA and see. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Find a QME: A qualified medical examiner. Sometimes you may need an attorney too. ...Read more
I've got a tremor could I still claim disability. Even though I got turned dwn 1st time and my nerolist said that I shud claim due to the unsteady?
Can you help with an existing ltd appeal and edd disability claim in CA? PCP just up & stopped practicing, leaving me stuck, and I cannot travel much.
No: Sorry, best wishes, sure you will find somebody local ...Read more
How do you mean it?:
I suppose the folks handling decisions are the best ones to ask, but I really can't imagine how severe bipolar disorder would not qualify as a disability - at least partial. However, many bi-polar people do work even though it is difficult.
But, if you mean: can I hold an employer to blame for being diagnosed as bi-polar, probably not. ...Read more
I wonder if I can claim va disability benefit if I have a possitive tuberculosis skin test after company trip to asia?
There are at least two billion people with a positive skin test.
Do you want to have disability for all of them? ...Read more
Can you claim or file for perm. Disability because you have borderline personality disorder? A.D.D and anxiety disorder
Apply: Each state is different. Apply for SSI and you will most likely be sent to a psychologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
What to do if I have optic neuritis in one eye and my vision is poor can I claim disability benefits?
Depends: How is the other eye? Disability is awarded when the combined vision from both eyes is below certain standards that are set State by State and also Federal. If one eye is normal and the other in fact missing for instance from trauma, that usually does not qualify for disability, . However some policies for disability will cover such cases. ...Read more
I have just been diagnosed with a connective tissue disease (lupus arthritis). Can I claim disability?
Disability: You can claim anything. How is it that your ibs is impairing you such that you cannot work? Very unusual that this would be considered a disability. ...Read more
Need guidance in finding a new doctor to help with private disability claim forms. I am at a loss. I have cervical disk herniations, arthritis & disk compressions in my lower back. Have had this for 5 yrs and have been on disability (private insurer) for
Primary care: Start with you primary care doctor who is technically responsible for overall over site of your care. Multiple and long forms are frustrating for doctors, perhaps you could offer up front that you would be willing to lay a reasonable fee for each form. He/she might be more receptive as you are showing respect for the value of their time. ...Read more
Could I claim disability benefits for having arthritis, bursitis, trapped nerves, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, IBS and carpal tunnel syndrome?
You could: Depending upon your state, you may be required to under go a functional examination by an internist as part of your evaluation. ...Read more
Would cirrosis due to hepc be adequate grounds to claim disabilty, as I am the sole prvider for my family?
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Must Meet Standards: May consider “disabled” if you have a medically determinable physical or mental impairment (including emotional or learning problem) which results; inability to do any substantial gainful activity; can be expected to result in death; or has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months. Http://www. Socialsecurity. Gov/compassionateallowances/conditions. Htm. ...Read more
How long: disability: How long to receive disability on the basis of a mental disorder varies from state to state. In my california, the social sec. Or "ssi" office is seriously backed up, and my patients wait anywhere from 2 months [on the "fast" side! ] to 2-5 years, once you go thru appeal process. The more evidence, old records, reports u can give ssi, the better. Schizophrenia, serious illness lesser time maybe. ...Read more
Is it possible that an 18 year old with borderline personality disorder get disability payments if she has never worked?
BPD & Disability: I agree with dr. Fowler. Borderline personality disorder alone does not prevent someone from being able to work, especially if s/he is in treatment. There may be relationship difficulties, but there are many very successful people who also have this condition. Career may go quite well, while more intimate relationships bear the brunt. ...Read more
Can they take away your disability payments if you score well on the wram mcmi mmpi & other iq and psychological tests? I have paranoid schizophrenia
Meds: I am not sure what you mean to organize your meds for disability, but if you need to arrange them in a way that you would be able to access them in a right order, use a pillbox. If you are applying for disability and need to fill out the list of meds you are taking, you just copy the name of each medication, its strength and directions for use. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Every person has a different tolerance for pain. Millions of people in this country have chronic pain. Some people cope quite well and carry on normal lives despite chronic pain. Other people cope very poorly and become severely disabled by chronic pain. Seeing a physician who is experienced in the management of chronic pain can be helpful to those who are not coping well. ...Read more
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http://www. Overcomingmultiplesclerosis. Org/about-ms/types-of-ms/kurtzke-edss-scale/. ...Read more
Disability Suboxone: Disability is a medical -legal process. Anyone can apply for disability. If you have a sore thumb you can apply for disability that doesn't mean you're going to get it. If you're having trouble getting off Suboxone it's a matter of excepting that it can be a very long process of going down very slowly on the dose and in the end you should have no problem. That may mean a year to 18 months. ...Read more
Hard to say: Depends on a lot and what you do for a living. Being disabled means you cannot do anything else as an occupation since the only ability you had was the one occupation you cannot hold anymore. Recommend never getting labeled "disabled" if possible. ...Read more
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Unusual question: Why do you want to know? Are you writing a homework assignment or has someone told you that you or someone you know has an abnormal chromosome 17? The answers come from the cytogeneticist who analyzed the chromosomes==not from a list of over a thousand genetic loci which might have mutations. ...Read more
OCD: OCD is obsessive compulsive disorder, which is comprised of obsessions (repeating unwanted thoughts) and compulsions (ritualistic behaviors to help deal with those thoughts) such as washing hands repeatedly, constantly cleaning, checking locks, and other similar behaviors. Often the emotions behind OCD are based in fear and/or anger that is unresolved and even unverbalized. ...Read more
Not by itself: CFS isn't a medically definable impairment. You have to have other conditions that combine with it to equal a disability listing, or you have to establish that your residual functional capacity is low enough to qualify on that basis; with cfs alone, that just doesn't happen. ...Read more
Could be disability: If you mean "generalized anxiety disorder" = gad, it is defined as a mental illness. Just like other mental illness, people with gad suffer from symptoms that affect ability to enjoy life or work. Since it is treatable, gad may or may not be a disability depending on each person's condition. ...Read more
See below: The diagnosis of scoliosis does not automatically qualify one for disability benefits. It really depends on how that scoliosis is impacting the persons life and whether or not it prevents someone from gainful employment. Most people with scoliosis are able to work in my experience. Some people with scoliosis may not be able to work very physical jobs. ...Read more
Disability?: Yes, it can become a disability if not treated quickly. However, rapid diagnosis and treatment can lead to full recovery -- supposing the person is also able to maintain healthy intake of nutrients after the crisis. (and not go on drinking alcohol, if that's what precipitated the problem to begin with). ...Read more
Insomnia: The diagnosis of just insomnia will not normally qualify for disability, but may co-exist with other serious sleep/medical issues of disability. How severe the insomnia is often gives clues for further evaluation by a sleep study. If you can provide more details about the actual symptoms I can assist more. ...Read more