What are other causes of dry eyes and dry mouth besides primary Sjogrens Syndrome

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What are other causes of dry eyes and dry mouth besides primary Sjogrens Syndrome?

  • Medications
    • • Antihistamines
    • • Benzodiazepines
    • • Clonidine
    • • Diuretics
    • • Tricyclic antidepressants
  • Conditions
    • • Amyloidosis
    • • Blepharitis
    • • Cystic fibrosis
    • • Dehydration
    • • Diabetes mellitus (uncontrolled)
    • • Graft-versus-host disease
    • • Granulomatous diseases (sarcoid, tuberculosis, leprosy)
    • • Hepatitis C infection
    • • HIV/AIDS
    • • IgG4-related disease
    • • Mucus membrane pemphigoid
    • • Psychogenic causes (fear, depression)
    • • Viral infections (especially mumps)
    • • Vitamin A deficiency
  • Other
    • • Age-related sicca syndrome
    • • Congenitally absent or malformed glands (rare; lacrimoauriculodentodigital syndrome)
    • • Contact lens irritation
    • • History of radiation to the head and neck

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