Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
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Hello everyone, does anybody know if it is possible to claim the esa benefit if you have marfan syndrome, I have no idea how to go about it and any advice would be greatly appreciated so thank you in advance.

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    ESA is for those with a limited capability for work, it's not about a diagnosis. A sick note is needed from your GP also.

    It will also depend on your circumstances, household income, living with a partner that works, previously worked etc. With no information it's impossible to advise. I'd advise you to get a benefit check from your local CAB.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
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