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The Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes that severe disorders of the digestive system can render someone unable to work. In its impairment listings, the SSA lays out its criteria for getting disability for inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and severe weight loss due to digestive disorders. If you match one of the SSA's impairment listings, or you have a digestive disorder that is similar to one of the listings, you can get disability benefits. If you have an unlisted impairment, such as IBS, celiac disease, GERD, or gout, it's possible to get benefits if you show the SSA that your capacity to work has been greatly reduced.