A 25-year-old male asked:
What could dehydrate the right side of my face? eye doc and ent said my eye and parotid gland are irritated due to dehydration.
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Dr. Jay Bradleyanswered
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
? Autoimmune disease: Autoimmune disease such as sjogren's syndrome can attack the tear producing and saliva producing glands, resulting in dry eye and mouth. Try using frequent artificial tears/ mouthwash and get tested for this.
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