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Sjogren's syndrome is a disorder in your immune system that is characterized by dry mouth and dry eyes. The condition is often accompanied with other immune system disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. There is decreased production of tears and saliva as the mucous membranes and moisture-secreting glands of your eyes and mouth are usually affected first.
HOW IS SJOGREN'S SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
A general physician observes the symptoms and does imaging tests like CT scan along with eyes testing and blood tests to check for the signs of the same.
HOW IS SJOGREN'S SYNDROME TREATED?
Treatment involves use of over the counter eye drops to improve dry eyes. For dry mouth, people are advised to drink lots of fluids and liquids. Some people, however may need prescription drugs and even surgery based on their specific condition and severity of the disease.
DID YOU KNOW?
There is no specific cause or risk factor for Sjogren’s Syndrome.