Re: Frustrated with lots of symptoms
Yes, that actually sounds exactly like Sjogren's. In fact, quite a few Sjogren's patients are originally told they have MS due to the fact that Sjogren's can cause neuropathy problems (peripheral neuropathy, autonomic and CNS involvement). Joint pain and swelling is very common with Sjogren's as well as debilitating fatigue, gastrointestinal problems, hair loss, skin rashes, lung issues (interstitial lung disease and/or non-allergic asthma), muscle pain, and less commonly - liver or kidney disease and pancreatitis. For many people with Sjogren's - myself included - this disease is much more than dry eyes and dry mouth. Sjogren's is a systemic disease and can cause all sorts of problems in our bodies, unfortunately.