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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Dry Eyes and Mouth

Good! That makes infection, obstruction or other body-wide conditions that can enlarge the parotid less likely.

If none of the conditions mentioned here seem likely to explain your symptoms, try the simple, conservative treatments and see if your symptoms resolve over time. Follow-up with your physician regularly, especially if symptoms continue or worsen. And contact your doctor right away if you have fever, swelling or significant pain in the parotid gland.


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