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What is the difference between primary sjögren’s versus secondary sjögren’s?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Circumstance

Secondary sjogren's syndrome is caused by something else that the body reacts to causing the disease.
Primary sjogren's just occurs; most likely from a genetic predisposition. The symptoms and treatments are the same.

In brief: Circumstance

Secondary sjogren's syndrome is caused by something else that the body reacts to causing the disease.
Primary sjogren's just occurs; most likely from a genetic predisposition. The symptoms and treatments are the same.
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Difference

Secondary sjogren's is sjogren disorder that is superimposed on another one (primary), such as lupus and or rheumatoid arthritis, unlike primary sjogren's that is a stand alone condition.

In brief: Difference

Secondary sjogren's is sjogren disorder that is superimposed on another one (primary), such as lupus and or rheumatoid arthritis, unlike primary sjogren's that is a stand alone condition.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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