Most medical information states that Sjogren's can be caused by a viral infection, here is a list of some of those.
This one caught my eye as it is also known as Glandular Fever (CMV), with symptoms of swollen glands, sore throat, fatigue, and fever. Sound familiar?
Can the trigger be from a dormant virus???
Please look at the "In memoriam" of Tim Rooney (son of Mickey Rooney); he died after a 5 year battle with dermatomyositis.
Please wiki dermatomyositis; this speaks to viral or bacterial infections and their aftermath!
Talk about a double whammy, polio and myositis. Poor guy!
I started getting sick after the swine flu all my autoimune were diagnosed shortly after