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How Long Does It Take For Mumps To Go Away
A viral infection of children caused by the paramyxovirus virus. The salivary glands (especially the parotid glands behind the ears) swell. The paramyxovirus virus is spread by direct contact with an infected person's sneeze or cough. With nearly universal immunization in childhood, there are few cases ...Read more
Ten days: Ten to 14 days at the upper limit. ...Read more
According to CDC...: According to the centers for disease control, people with mumps are considered most contagious a few days before symptoms occur until 5 days after the onset of inflammation and swelling of the parotid (mumps) glands. Therefore the cdc recommends isolating mumps patients for 5 days after their glands begin to swell. ...Read more
Yes: I see no reason to stop them. ...Read more
Until 4-5 yrs old: If your chilod had a MMR shot at age 12-15 months, then the next due will be at 4-5 years before he enters kindergarten. If he did not have yet, then I would give one right away, and the second one would be at 4-5 years. ...Read more
For mumps doc suggested signoflam tablet for 10 days, 2 times a day. Now he got orchitis can he continue to take the same tablet till he feels better?
I had dry socket about 2 days after getting a tooth extracted last wednesday my dentist cleaned the area and packed it 2 days agoo how long is the swelling in my face and neck going to last I look like I have the mumps and I am still in a lot of pain?
My friend is having mumps. He has been having high fever even after taking combiflam 2 hours back. He has take a dolo 650mg tablet. Is it okay?
Paracetamol: Both combiflam and dolo contain paracetamol. Do not take the two medications closely together other- take them at least 4 hours apart. ...Read more
If I take a regular blood test does it proves immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR titer)?
MMR titer: This has to be specifically ordered. Don't know what you mean be a regular blood test. Generally a tube of blood will be drawn from a vein, the titers ordered and the results should be back fairly repidly depending upon the lab to which they are sent. ...Read more
My daughter has a swollen gland in front of her ear I noticed yesterday, if this is mumps, how long until it gets bigger or shows other symptoms?
I see that she is: One year old. Has she had her MMR vaccine yet (measles, mumps, rubella)? If so, it is unlikely that this is mumps. Also, the location does not sound like mumps. I would still recommend having it checked by her doctor. An enlarged lymph node is a sign of an infection. It may be viral and not need treatment, but best to have it checked to be sure. ...Read more
Does bacterial orchitis usually cause atrophy?? (Not an STI or mumps) if left untreated? And would it have to be left for a very long period to cause?
Here are some. ..: Yes, it can be but widely vary depending on the degree of resultant tissue injury & circulation deprivation by infection over time. Being left untreated means let the natural battle between personal immune defense and bacteria to proceed and unfold. Sometimes the host win and win a big way, but at times a small or disastrous way. So, treat it actively if any possible so to minimize its sequel. ...Read more
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