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sjogren s mucocele

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Dry eyes, dry mout: Dryness of all mucous membranes, occasionally with arthritis or connective tissue diseases.
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Dr. Stanley Alexander
61 years experience Rheumatology
Autoimmune Disease: Henrik sjogren described patients with sicca features (dry eyes, dry mouth) and swollen lymph glands. Sjogren's can also cause pulmonary, neurologic a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Somewhat: Both are connective tissue disorder and uctd can have components of sjogrens as part of its presentation.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Greenfield
40 years experience Rheumatology
Not likely: Most probable explanation is dry mouth secondary to decreased saliva. This can make the person desperate for water, however it is not typically associ ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Yes it can: Sjogren's disease is a form of connective tissue disease. Comfort can be accomplished with aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) sometimes steroids are n ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Can occur any age: Sjogrens can occur at any age. The common benign type particularly.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not exactly: It may be hard to says when it started but we usually say it starts when your symptoms begin. If blood tests are done before symptoms occur then this ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Different: Patients with collagen vascular disease are at high risk for developing autoimmune thyroid disease. By itself, hashimoto's is very common and not usu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Sjogrens Syndrome: Sjogrens syndrome is an auto immune disease.Symptoms of sjogrens syndrome are generalised dryness, dry mouth, dry eyes, and skin, nose and vaginal dr ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Sjogren's is occasionally associated with severe issues such as cardiac or neurologic disorders and lymphoma.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The severe dryness of your eyes can damage and scar your corneas. This might require corneal transplants.
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