Does anyone have serum negative Sjogrens?

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   Posted 2/28/2008 8:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone have sjogrens, but all the tests came back negative, including the salavary biopsy?





Current Diagnosis-Serum Negative Poly Migratory Rheumatoid Arthritis, Serum Negative Sjogrens Syndrome (eyes, sinus, mouth, Possible Chronic Pancreas involvement), Chronic Pancreatitis, Acid Reflux, Depression.

Current Meds-Remicade (max dose, shortest time), Methotrexate 5 mg once weekly, Folic Acid daily, Lorazepam 2 mg at night, Lisinopril, Citalapram, Lipitor, Prednisolone Ophthalmic acetate, Pilocar 4% (1 drop oral 4 x daily), Tylenol PM at night, Prednisone (as needed), Oxycodone (as needed).  NEW - Prednisone 50mg, Hydrocodone 7.5mg and SOMA.

Testing/Surgeries-Sinus (twice) from reoccurring infections, Cataract surgery in both eyes from long term Prednisone use, Endoscopy 3 x (once with ultrasound), Colonoscopy, monthly blood work.

Current Issues-Bladder Infection, Sinus Infection, Salivary Glands Infection-on antibiotic #6  #7!.  Remicade no longer works after 4 years.  Issues with vision being blurred and out of focus.  Night vision has suffered.


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   Posted 2/29/2008 9:12 AM (GMT -6)   
there are a couple people on here that do have Sjorgrens.. but not sure if they were Serum Negative or not..
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