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Mumps is an illness caused by the mumps virus. It starts with

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Tiredness
  • Loss of appetite

After that, the salivary glands under the ears or jaw become swollen and tender. The swelling can be on one or both sides of the face. Symptoms last 7 to 10 days. Serious complications are rare.

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Illustration of the salivary glands
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  1. Mumps (National Library of Medicine)  
    Mumps is an illness caused by the mumps virus. It starts with Fever Headache Muscle aches Tiredness Loss of appetite After that, the salivary glands under the ears or jaw become ...
  2. Mumps Cases and Outbreaks (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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  8. Mumps (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    About Mumps Mumps is a disease caused by a virus that usually spreads through saliva and can infect many parts of ... between the ear and jaw. In cases of mumps, these glands typically swell and become painful. The ...
  9. Travelers' Health: Mumps (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Compartir Chapter 3 - Meningococcal Disease Chapter 3 - Norovirus Mumps Preeta K. Kutty, Albert E. Barskey IV INFECTIOUS ... is 16–18 days (range, 12–25 days). Mumps is characterized by parotitis (swelling of the parotid ...
  10. Fast Facts about Mumps (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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