Introduction: Mumps


Mumps: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.

Mumps: Measles, mumps, and rubella were once very common diseases in the United States, but they have become rare because of the use of vaccines to prevent them. As with many other diseases, measles, mumps, and rubella generally are more severe in adults than in children. Most adults are immune to all three infections because they had them (or a vaccine) as children.1

Researching symptoms of Mumps: Further information about the symptoms of Mumps is available including a list of symptoms of Mumps, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Mumps, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Mumps: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Mumps, or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Mumps: Various information is available about treatments available for Mumps, prevention of Mumps, or research treatments for other diseases.

Statistics and Mumps: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Mumps, prevalence and incidence statistics for Mumps, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

         Contents for Mumps:

1. excerpt from Shots for Safety - Age Page - Health Information: NIA

Last revision: June 2, 2003

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