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Is there a difference between sjorgens syndrome and sjorgens disease?

Is there a difference between sjorgens syndrome and sjorgens disease?

No difference: Sjogren's syndrome is sometimes referred to as sjogren's disease. Since it was first described as a group of signs and symptoms that suggested the presence of a disease, it was first called a syndrome. We understand sjogren's syndrome better with regard to it being a systemic autoimmune disease that affects principally secretory glands but also can affect other organs like lupus. ...Read more

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Can you put lupus or Sjorgens into remission? How bad are these autoimmune diseases? They think I have one of these two.... Help

Can you put lupus or Sjorgens into remission? How bad are these autoimmune diseases? They think I have one of these two.... Help

Yes: You could treat theses conditions and achieve complete remission with the right treatment. You need close follow up all the time since they classified as chronic diseases ...Read more

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Can you put lupus or Sjorgens into remission? How bad are these autoimmune diseases? They think I have one of these two.... So confused

Can you put lupus or Sjorgens into remission? How bad are these autoimmune diseases? They think I have one of these two.... So confused

Yes can be controlle: either lupus or Sjorgen's, but why do you think you have either? first you have got to be diagnosed which is often hard to, and needs an experienced rheumatologist, check with your doctor first who might refer you if necessary, good luck ...Read more

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How to live with sjorgens syndrome?

See below: www.sjsworld.org/ www.Sjogrens.Org/ it is important to have a good doc. ...Read more

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Can sjorgens syndrome cause you to become dyhydrated?

Can sjorgens syndrome cause you to become dyhydrated?

No: Sjogrens only affects salivary glands. I would think the dry mouth would tend to cause you to overhydrate. ...Read more

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What are the tests for sjorgens? What is the treatment? Thank you in advance

What are the tests for sjorgens? What is the treatment? Thank you in advance

Sjögren's syndrome: Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease that affects different exocrine glands of the body. Symptoms include dry eyes, dry mouth which can lead to blurred vision, difficulty swallowing, & cavities. Can also cause cough, vaginal dryness & joint pains. Blood tests show anti-ro & anti-la autoantibodies. Treatments include artificial tears, cyclosporine A, lubricating agents & NSAIDS for pain ...Read more