Sjogren's Syndrome tests
Sjogren's Syndrome

Tests could include:

  • The human eye maintains a stable level of moisture and eliminates foreign particles by producing tears. When your eyes are too dry or too wet, you may be given Schirmer’s test. This test will show whether your eyes produce too few or too man...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Antibodies are proteins made by your immune system. They help your body recognize and fight infections. Normally antibodies target foreign materials, like bacteria and viruses, to help the immune system get rid of them. Sometimes, antibodies are m...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A sialogram is a test used to diagnose a blocked salivary gland or duct in your mouth. The procedure uses X-rays. It is also called a ptyalogram. The salivary glands are located on each side of your face. You have three pairs of major salivary gla...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Rheumatoid factors are proteins produced by your immune system that can attack healthy tissue in your body. Healthy individuals normally do not produce rheumatoid factor, so its presence in your blood can indicate that you have an autoimmune disea...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Salivary glands are located beneath your tongue and over your mandible near your ear. Their purpose is to secrete saliva into your mouth to begin the digestive process and to protect your teeth from decay. The main salivary glands (parotid glands)...
    Source:HLCMS
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