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Sjogren’s Syndrome is like sand in your eyes Next week Cat allergy vaccine - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

November 26, 2014

Medical Discovery News Sjogren’s Syndrome is like sand in your eyes Next week Cat allergy vaccine

Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:00 am

First, the eyes feel dry. So dry, the sensation is like having sand in them. Then, the mouth dries out so that it’s hard to swallow.

While the symptoms come on slowly, the disease is usually diagnosed after it’s too late. By then, the patients’ salivary glands and tear glands are already destroyed and there is little that can be done.

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