What is dryness?
Sjogren's disease, also commonly known as Sjogren's syndrome, is a common immune disease. To avoid worsening the disease, it will cause more pain to the patient and must be treated early. Let's take a look at the dryness below. What is dryness? Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease. The majority of patients are middle-aged women. The clinical manifestations are dry mouth and dry eyes. A prominent feature of Sjogren's syndrome is that there is no tears. The occurrence of Sjogren's syndrome is caused by a "recognition" error in the immune system in the body. The initial manifestation is mild dry mouth. When it is heavier, there is obvious dry mouth and saliva secretion is reduced. When eating, the oral fluid is less secreted, it is difficult to swallow, and it is not possible to enter the dry food normally. Will also be accompanied by vaginal dryness, burning sensation, vulvar atrophy. In addition to gland function, some patients also have mild, self-limiting joint pain, as well as peripheral neuritis, pulmonary fibrosis and other performance. Many patients with Sjogren's syndrome think that they have dry eye syndrome to ophthalmology to treat. In fact, there is a difference between the two. "Dry eye syndrome" is a series of symptoms caused by the reduction of tears or the decline of lacrimal gland function, resulting in insufficient moisturization and lubrication of the eyes, such as dry eyes and fatigue. In addition to the lacrimal gland, the lesions of the Sjogren's syndrome include salivary glands, lacrimal glands, and respiratory guts, digestive tract, skin, vagina, and other organs. What is dryness? I hope everyone can learn more about it. At the same time, dryness is extremely harmful to patients, and it must be treated early to effectively control the further development of the disease and prevent deterioration.