Tag Archives: Mumps

Can we use antibiotics in mumps

Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Cochrane Database Syst Rev Online. To reduce the spread of mumps, the MMR measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine is often given at an early age to build immunity to the virus. Parotitis may be preceded by non-specific prodromal symptoms lasting 3—5 days including malaise, fever, headache, myalgia and… Read More »

Mumps – is it the forgotten disease?

There has been a sharp increase in cases of mumps this year in England – but the viral illness which can cause swollen glands (and, more rarely, testes) has been around for a very long time. Way back in the 5th Century BC, Hippocrates is thought to be the first person to have recorded the… Read More »