Here Are Clues A Patient Has Sjögren’s

Response to antibiotics may help diagnose this autoimmune disorder and lead to proper treatment if properly differentiated from multiple sclerosis.

Sjögren’s Awareness

Patients are tired of the routine—another doctor visit, another lab test, another copayment—not just because of the lack of a diagnosis but because fatigue is a promi­nent symptom. It seems some physicians have it in their head that this illness is only in the patient’s head. This time the patient is placated with an antibiotic for which, through blurry vision, she attempts to read side effects.

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