As many as 70% of Scleroderma
patients will show symptoms of
Scleroderma, an autoimmune condition that occurs when
your body produces too much collagen, can lead to Dry Mouth.
Women with Scleroderma
experience Dry Mouth more
If you have Scleroderma, your salivary glands can become
damaged. This may cause your saliva production to drop,
resulting in Dry Mouth. Female Scleroderma patients
outnumber male patients 4 to 1.
What are some common
In addition to Dry Mouth, here are other symptoms of Scleroderma (in no particular order of significance):
- Swelling of hands and feet
- Hardening and thickening of skin
- Joint pain and stiffness
- Cold fingers or toes that turn red,
white, or blue
- Shiny, tight, less flexible skin
- Red spots on face and chest
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Talk to your doctor to learn more about how to manage
your Dry Mouth symptoms from Scleroderma.