6. Dry Eyes and Mouth
In scleroderma patients, one very common complaint is the feeling of dry membranes of the mouth and eye.
This is caused by a dysfunction of tear or salivary glands secondary to an autoimmune process or tissue fibrosis.
Throughout June, our resident blogger and scleroderma patient, Nicola Whitehill, posted daily information and facts about scleroderma to celebrate the Scleroderma Awareness Month.