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A 40-year-old female asked:

Dry mouth etc, pain, bad muscle weakness, referred to rheum w strg pos ana, r.f and hi pos ssa. rheum said prob fibro. redid labs. same results. should i question if sjogrens or both isn't considered?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Absolutely: Your combination of symptoms and lab results suggests an underlying connective tissue disorder. Fibro is not uncommonly seen in association with connective tissue disorders.
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