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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. Vaccine - MMR; Immunization - MMR; Rubella vaccination; Mumps vaccination; Measles - mumps - rubella vaccine ... Measles, mumps, and rubella are illnesses that are each caused by a virus. The measles, mumps, rubella vaccine is ...
  3. Mumps - Vaccine Q and A (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... to... Añadir en... Favorites Delicious Digg Google Bookmarks Mumps - Vaccine Q&A For Parents Is there a vaccine to prevent mumps? Yes. Two doses of mumps-containing vaccine, given ...
  4. Mumps Photos (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... en... Favorites Delicious Digg Google Bookmarks Photos of Mumps Photos of Mumps Virus and People Affected by Mumps Español: Fotos de la tos paperas WARNING: Some ...
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  6. Transmission of Mumps (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... en... Favorites Delicious Digg Google Bookmarks Transmission of Mumps Español: Transmisión de las paperas Mumps Virus Still Around Mumps has not disappeared in ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. Travelers' Health: Mumps (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Travel 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 ...
  9. Fast Facts about Mumps (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Favorites Delicious Digg Google Bookmarks Fast Facts about Mumps On this Page Symptoms Vaccination Complications Transmission Print- ... of the face (parotitis) Vaccination The MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine is the best way to ...
  10. Signs and Symptoms of Mumps (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Favorites Delicious Digg Google Bookmarks Signs & Symptoms of Mumps Español: Signos y síntomas de las paperas Up to half of people who get mumps have very mild or no symptoms, and therefore ...
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