Has anyone been diagnosed with Sjogren’s after getting a negative antibody blood test? My dr told me I don’t have it but I have many of the symptoms (dry eyes and mouth, always thirsty, shoulder pain, pain under the ear/jaw, severe fatigue). I’ve read that a stool test and lip biopsy and can also be used to diagnose it, so I don’t think it should be ruled out just because of a blood test.
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Anxiety (Including GAD)