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Posted on Sat, 5 Aug 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: what kind of doctor treats sjogrens disease?
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Answered by Dr. Salah Saad Shoman 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
A rheumatologist

Detailed Answer:
Dear Ms, I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns . Rheumatologists have the primary responsibility in diagnosing and managing Sjögren's syndrome . The symptoms can mimic those of rheumatoid arthritis , lupus, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome or multiple sclerosis . Symptoms vary from person to person but may include:
• a dry, gritty or burning sensation in the eyes
• dry mouth
• difficulty talking, chewing or swallowing
• a sore or cracked tongue
• dry or burning throat
• dry or peeling lips
• a change in taste or smell
• increased dental decay
• joint pain
• vaginal and skin dryness
• digestive problems
• dry nose
• debilitating fatigue
I hope I answered your question
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