Sarcoidosis is a rare condition where small patches of red and swollen tissue, called granulomas, develop, normally in the skin or lungs. For many people with sarcoidosis, symptoms often improve without treatment within a few months or years. For those it doesn't the symptoms instead develop gradually and get worse over time and we currently have no cure. Sarcoidosis can affect people of any age, but usually starts in young adults aged between 20 and 40. Adding medical cover to your policy and declaring any pre-existing medical conditions is easy on our system so there is no reason you shouldn't add all your conditions, Sarcoidosis included, all you need to do is search for and add each condition, answer the related questions and we will be able to provide a selection of policies specific to your needs. Please remember when travelling in Europe, it is also important to make sure that you have a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
With a travel insurance policy that covers Sarcoidosis, if there are any complications or issues while you are on holiday you will have access to a 24 hour emergency medical assistance line, with operators fluent in many languages who can speak to medical staff for you. The medical expenses section of a policy also commonly covers additional expenses such as ambulance and hospital admission costs, and repatriation to the UK. You will also get cover for cancellation would mean that if you were deemed unfit to travel before your holiday, for reasons relating Sarcoidosis or another declared pre-existing condition, you would be entitled to make a claim.
Our online medical screening makes it simple to compare travel insurance that can cover your Sarcoidosis along with all other medical conditions you may have. When entering your details there will be some questions relevant to your medical health and you will be able to add conditions, each condition has some questions to answer such as any related conditions you may have, whether it has interfered with your activities or daily living at all, and any treatments or surgeries you have had or are currently undertaking. These answers allow us to assess your current health situation, so that we can provide you with travel insurance quotes that provide the cover that is correct for you.
For further information and advice on travelling with Sarcoidosis, you may find the links at the below helpful.
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