Sufferers commonly experience dry eyes, accompanied by blurred vision, light sensitivity, and eye irritation. However, dry eyes can have numerous other causes and needn’t necessarily be a symptom of Sjogren’s Syndrome.
Aside from dry eyes, people tend to suffer from a dry mouth, which may also lead to an inability to chew and swallow easily. Sjogren’s Syndrome can also cause dry sinuses, leading to a high occurrence of sinus infections. Sufferers may also experience dry and sore skin.
Joint and muscle pain are also common, and the disease can occur alongside arthritis in some people.