" Hi lucky! I have Sjogrens (diagnosed with lip biopsy) and am on generic Plaquenil 200 mg twice a day (400 total). I have been fortunate and not had the nausea, but I also haven't seen... "
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Sj gren's syndrome , also known as "Jan Mikulicz-Radecki disease" and "Sicca syndrome", is a systemic autoimmune disease i...Read on Wikipedia
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Lip Biopsy & Sjogren's Syndrome
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" ...not firmly diagnose me with Sjogrens. I had a negative lip biopsy and positive labs. I have had several rheumatologists and the most recent one is treating it as Sjogrens and possible sarcoidosis ... "
" ...enough to prove you have sjogrens, you dont need a lip biopsy..I would tell them..no way, just my opinion. Start with the plaquenil and go from there....first line... "
" ...for sjogrens and I even had a lip biopsy which came back negative. After doing some research through this web site and my own reading I convinced my rheumy to prescribe me plaquinel 200 mg 2x daily... "
" ...and it's partner AI's are ALL confusing. My lip biopsy was negative too (and ...of sjogrens, just am seronegative. Thankfully my docs are treating me for sjogrens regardless of seronegative and... "
" ...felt I needed it. Maybe I should now....pain in different places is out of control. The sjogrens is already a definate with lip biopsy and all. Its just that ...that pointed to just Sjogrens ... "
" ...Tissue Disease/ Early Sjogren's Syndrome. My lip biopsy ...the diagnosis. You'll be given the same treatment as some with Sjogren's even if you don't have the diagnosis. I've been on Plaquenil ... "
" ...Sjogren's has also been negative. I did have a positive Shirmer's. Symptomatically, however, - it's a perfect fit. Rheumy gave me an Rx for Evoxac, but I read up on it, and chickened out.... "
" ...Sjogren's diagnosed my lip biopsy and nuclear scan. Neg. antibodies for SS AND for RA. My other inflammatory levels are usually normal too so I am seronegative all around. However I respond well... "
" ...Lupus anticoagulant, anti-cardiolipin, sed rate on 3-4 different testings and ongoing joint pain, fatigue etc...). The only thing the 1st rheumy did is try different NSAID's. I went to the second... "
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