Mumps BY GABRIEL

Disease what is it.

Mumps,mumps is an extremely contagious virus infection of the salivary glands that most commonly affects children.(acute)10 to 12 days.

How do you get it.

The cause of mumps is the mumps virus, which spreads easily from person to person through infected saliva.

Who is most likely to get it.

Anybody can get mumps, but kids between 5 to 14 years of age are more likely to get it.

Symptoms.

The most common symptoms include: fever,headache,muscle oches,tiredness,loss of appetite.swollen and tender salivary glands under the ears. On one or both sides.

Treatment.

Because mumps is a virus, it doesn't respond to antibiotics.

Treatment 2,

However you can treat the symptoms to make yourself more comfortable while you're sick. Rest when you feel weak or tired.(rest,fluids,and fever reduction).

Prevention.

Wash your hands regularly. Cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough. The mumps vaccine of the MMR vaccine.

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