Diseases

Mumps


Contagious infantile disease, it is manifested by inflammation of the parotid glands (located behind the ears) that become swollen and painful.
The child is febrile and sometimes suffers from headaches and abdominal pain. The treatment is exclusively aimed at alleviating the symptoms.
Today, the trend is to vaccinate the child early, before school age, in combination with measles and rubella vaccines (MMR).

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