Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Dry Mouth and Excessive Thirst
Okay. This is an important question because dehydration is a relatively common cause of dry mouth.
We're nearly done. This next question is about the parotid gland. It's located just below the ear, in front of the jaw, and is one of the major salivary glands.
Have you ever had enlargement of the parotid gland? It may have been called parotitis, or inflammation of the parotid gland.