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Dry Mouth and Excessive Thirst

Your dry mouth could be due to a decrease in saliva production that sometimes accompanies advancing age. However, symptoms are often not solely related to aging. In fact, plenty of older people have perfectly normal saliva production. There are often other factors contributing to dry mouth or excessive thirst, so let's move on to some additional questions.

Do you also have dry eyes?

Yes, I have dry eyes as well as dry mouth.

No, I don't have dry eyes.

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