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My dog has a large swelling on her face where the jaw meets the neck. Do dogs have mumps that can go to people?
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Dr. Majid Jamali
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Lump
Could be a salivary gland issue.
You should take it to te vet soon.

In brief: Lump
Could be a salivary gland issue.
You should take it to te vet soon.
Dr. Majid Jamali
Dr. Majid Jamali
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In brief: Unlikely
"parotitis"/salivary gland infections can be due to either viral or bacterial infections.
The most famous virus is the one that causes "mumps" (paramyxovirus). Because of vaccinations with the mmr-transmission to humans is extremely rare. In some cases with your dog-no treatment may be recommended. If there is pus or fever, antibiotics may be prescribed or abscess drainage or needle aspiration.

In brief: Unlikely
"parotitis"/salivary gland infections can be due to either viral or bacterial infections.
The most famous virus is the one that causes "mumps" (paramyxovirus). Because of vaccinations with the mmr-transmission to humans is extremely rare. In some cases with your dog-no treatment may be recommended. If there is pus or fever, antibiotics may be prescribed or abscess drainage or needle aspiration.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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