The Mumps – Symptoms and Treatment


The mumps, also known as ‘epidemic parotitis’, is a viral disease that causes a distinctive swelling around the mouth and jaw which gives the condition its name. It was a common disease in children in the Western world until a vaccination was introduced at which time it became less of a significant problem. Today it is still a serious problem in third world countries, and can still on...

Mumps Symptoms


Mumps, also known as ‘epidemic parotitis’, was once a fairly common condition that through vaccinations has generally become less common. Before vaccination mumps was a common childhood disease often spread through schools. It still occurs however in individuals who have not had vaccinations and is a common health issue in the third world. Mumps Symptoms The main symptom of mumps is...

Mumps Symptoms


Mumps is an ailment commonly witnessed amongst children in the age group of 2 to 12. That being said, adults are also susceptible to this condition. Mumps is caused by a virus that leads to inflammation of the parotid glands. The irony lies in the fact that this ailment has the potential to spread like wildfire. The virus can stretch from one individual to another by mere contact and activities...

Causes and Treatment of Mumps


Mumps is an extremely contagious ailment that exemplifies swelling in our internal body organs. Basically, it’s a painful condition in which a victim experiences swelling in his/her salivary glands. Young children usually fall prey to this ailment. More than often, school going kids spread this disease to their peers. Affected children usually complain about pain and discomfort in their upper...

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