Mumps
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Mumps
Mumps
Mumps is a contagious disease that leads to painful swelling of the salivary glands. The salivary glands produce saliva, a liquid that moistens food and helps you chew and swallow. See also: Salivary gland infections
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  • History and Physical Exam
  • Mumps virus culture (procedure)
  • Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
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  • Application of Ice Packs
  • Patient Isolation
  • Antiviral Therapy
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  • Unvaccinated children
  • Contact With Infected Person
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Mumps is a viral condition causing flu-like symptoms and swelling of the neck's parotid glands, which are responsible for producing saliva.
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Mumps is a viral condition causing flu-like symptoms and swelling of the neck's parotid glands, which are responsible for producing saliva.
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