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Small reddish dots with swelling on the lower legs after sitting for a long time. Suffering from sjogren's syndrome. Remedy?

I get tiny red dots (I think petechia ) on my lower legs when I either sit for too long (like at a concert or on an airplane) or stand in one place for too long. My legs also get extremely swollen when this happens (sometimes it will feel like my legs could pop if I had a a balloon). I have sjogrens (very dry eyes ,mouth and very diminished ability to taste or smell. The red dot thing is weird and want to know if I should be worried. It always goes away after a few days and it is always as a result of sitting or standing in one place for prolonged period of time.
Asked On : Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Dear sir/madam

The main treatment for sjogrens syndrome must be
Targetted as
1. Increased production of saliva
2.addressing specific symptoms
3. Treat symptoms regarding systems like fever

Drugs such as pilocarpine and cevimeline can increase the production of saliva, and sometimes tears. Side effects may include sweating, abdominal pain, flushing and increased urination
Answered: Thu, 20 Jun 2013
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