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Got the MMR vaccine and now have a swollen cheek. Why?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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The MMR contains measles, mumps, and rubella and they are live viruses.
You may be having a very mild case of mumps as a result. Hard to know exactly without a visit. If you are uncomfortable, make an appointment.

In brief: Reaction

The MMR contains measles, mumps, and rubella and they are live viruses.
You may be having a very mild case of mumps as a result. Hard to know exactly without a visit. If you are uncomfortable, make an appointment.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: DueToMMR Mild Mumps

rSide Effect of MMR 3TO4 Weeks after theMMR Vaccine 1n50 children develop mild form of Mumps.
That includes swelling of the gland in the cheek,neck and under the jaw which is benign lasts for a day or two and don't need any treatment

In brief: DueToMMR Mild Mumps

rSide Effect of MMR 3TO4 Weeks after theMMR Vaccine 1n50 children develop mild form of Mumps.
That includes swelling of the gland in the cheek,neck and under the jaw which is benign lasts for a day or two and don't need any treatment
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Nazhat Sharma
This may cause difficulty in opening the mouth and pain on eating sour food as the salivary glands get excited and when they secrete it's painful on the side of the face and ear and temple. Doctor is correct as to the cause.
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