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How Long Should Sjogrens Syndrome Last
Autoimmune disease: The most common symptoms in Sjögren's syndrome are dry eyes and dry mouth because white blood cells get "confused" and attack and destroy glands in the body that make tears, saliva, vaginal secretions, and other secretions.Inflammation in Sjögren's can cause rashes or arthritis, and even liver, kidney or brain disease. Can also cause saliva gland cancer (lymphoma), so getting treated is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sjogrens syndrome & today was diagnosed with HPV will it take my body longer to heal itself from hpv? What can i do to build up my immune syste
Yes: Sjogren's makes most wounds heal slower anyway. Since HPV often affects mucous membranes in the mouth, intestines and reproductive organs and Sjgroen's makes these drier than normal is would be more difficult to claer the HPV. Remember HPV has many forms and some stay in your system indefinitely once you have them but the symptoms will flare up from time-to-time. ...Read more
An autoimmune diseas: Sjögren's is an autoimmune disease where the body "turns against itself" and makes antibodies against the mucous secreting areas of the body- the eyes mouth respiratory and genitourinary it is mostly associated as the dry eyes dry mouth syndrome .Other features may include arthritis and kidney disease. It is vital that you see a rheumatologist to evaluate yourcsymptoms make the correct diagnosis a. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carious Lesions: Xerostomia is one of the components of sjogrens syndrome. The best thing to do would be supplement your oral hygiene regimen with Fluoride based agents and if you want to be proactive xylitol based gums, rinses etc would be helpful in keeping you cavity free. See your dentist for regular checkups. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sjogren's: Sjogren's is the most common of the (so called) connective tissue diseases in the lupus family. Ucsd and scripp's cliic researches suggest on the basis of autoimmine blood tests run on blood donors, 1/300 may have it, although it is closer to 1/500. Variable in severity, it causes loss of water secretions in mouth, eyes, colon, even perspiration, with time. Associated with ss-a, b antibodies. ...Read more
Autoimmune disease: Sjogrens is an autoimmune disease. This means that the body starts to " attack" itself due to an alteration in the ability to identify its own tissue. It " perceives" the target tissue as a foreign invader and tries to eliminate it. This leads to signs and symptoms of whatever organ is being attacked. Like many autoimmune diseases, there are genetic factors that predispose someone to be affected. ...Read more
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