Dr. Brian Affleck
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In brief: Mumps

According to the CDC, the average incubation period for mumps is 16 to 18 days, with a range of 12 to 25 days.
Clinical Features. Mumps usually involves pain, tenderness, and swelling in one or both parotid salivary glands (cheek and jaw area). It is spread through direct contact with respiratory secretions or saliva or through fomites (foreign objects). Get immunized and stay away is best.

In brief: Mumps

According to the CDC, the average incubation period for mumps is 16 to 18 days, with a range of 12 to 25 days.
Clinical Features. Mumps usually involves pain, tenderness, and swelling in one or both parotid salivary glands (cheek and jaw area). It is spread through direct contact with respiratory secretions or saliva or through fomites (foreign objects). Get immunized and stay away is best.
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