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I was hit by a bad cold two days ago. I have serious pain in front and jus below the right ear. It radiates into my ear. I have had parotid swelling before and I think this is the same.I have to watch what I can take because of liver and kidney…Continue
Is anyone familiar with this drug or perhaps has taken this drug?I had a long discussion with my rheumatologist about my recurring issues with joint pain and mobility. I told her that I have been on Plaquenil for 18 months and do not want to keep…Continue
Hi all,I have noticed that many of you are very happy with Squigle toothpaste and was wondering if you use the fluoride variety or not.The Biotene fluoride paste just seems to be making my teeth sensitive. Or it could be over brushing, flossing and…Continue
Sjögren's Syndrome is an autoimmune disease characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes. Autoimmune diseases feature the abnormal production of extra antibodies in the blood that are directed against various tissues of the body. The misdirected immune system in autoimmunity tends to lead to inflammation of tissues.
The hallmark symptom of Sjögren's syndrome is a generalized dryness, typically including xerostomia (dry mouth) and keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eyes), part of what are known as sicca symptoms. Sicca syndrome also incorporates vaginal dryness, chronic bronchitis and lacks signs of arthritis. Sjögren's syndrome may cause skin, nose and vaginal dryness, and may affect other organs of the body, including the kidneys, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas, peripheral nervous system and brain.
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