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Disability

Disability

Can you get disability for fibromyalgia?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I got a lawyer right away and got disability with in a few months I have fibro and arthritis

posted about 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Some people have been able to get disability. I believe Fibro is now an approved illness for disability. It is not easy to get it though in most states. You need to file an application. Usually you get denied. Then you appeal. And then it is better if you work with an attorney. Most of the attorneys only get paid if you win. I have heard of some people getting disability within a year, but most take 2-5 years. Good luck!

posted about 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I had to get an attorney also, but it was well worth it. The Social Security Administration officially recognized Fibromyalgia as a disabling condition in July 2012.

posted about 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

it is difficult on just FM. I got disability with FM, heart disease, diabetes, auto immune disease causing hepatitis & arthritis.

posted about 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have also heard from many usually a long process for ppl with fibro, anywhere between 2-5 yrs. Good luck et god bless.

posted about 5 years ago
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