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Treat symptoms: There is no specific treatment for mumps. Treat her for fever and pain and make sure she is taking fluids. If she has mumps, she is likely not protected against red measles or German measles. When she well she will need assessment for these vaccines. All the best and this is contagious and can cause sterility in males. ...Read more
Make diagnosid: Mumps is rate in the usa .No specific medication is indicated high white count might be due to the mumps, but it is very important to have md exam for other causes of swelling of the face which may be due to dental problems or bacterial infections of the parotid glands. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For NON-STD or NON-mumps orchitis is cipro (ciprofloxacin) usually the drug of choice? How effective is 2 weeks of cipro (ciprofloxacin)/cipro (ciprofloxacin) in general for that? In "most" cases?
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for most cases: A 2 week course of cipro for bacterial non-std orchitis should be highly effective. Antibiotics prescribed will depend on the patient age and underlying cause of the bacterial infection. Antibiotics commonly used may include ciprofloxacin (Cipro), ceftriaxone (Rocephin - only IV or IM), doxycycline (Vibramycin, Doryx), or azithromycin (Zithromax). ...Read more
Prevention: Mumps virus is reasonably preventabe by receiving the proper doses of vaccine. This vaccine has decades of proven safety and efficacy.Keep in mind, it may be neccessary to boost your immune response with a booster dose in teens or adulthood. Mumps virus has no good medical therapy other than treating the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Read belw please.: Mumps is spread by droplets of saliva or mucus from the mouth, nose, or throat of an infected person, usually when the person coughs, sneezes, or talks. Items used by an infected person, such as soft drink cans or eating utensils, can also be contaminated with the virus, which may spread to others if those items are shared. In addition, the virus may spread when someone with mumps touches items. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Comfort measures: Mumps is a viral infection that must run it's course. Keeping comfortable, staying well hydrated and consuming enough food to heal are the basics.You must be aware of the many systems involved and their symptoms.Headaches, facial swelling, a mono like lethargy are all possible.Older males can develop testicular swelling and pain. In time it will pass. ...Read more
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