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5 Facts you should know about

Sjögren’s syndrome

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An autoimmune disease that affects the body's moisture-producing glands

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The hallmark symptom of Sjögren's syndrome is dry mouth and keratoconjunctivitis sicca

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Other symptoms can include dry skin, vaginal dryness, a chronic cough, numbness in the arms and legs, feeling tired, muscle and joint pains, and thyroid problems

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Dry nose may also occur

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Those affected are also at an increased risk (15%) of lymphoma

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