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How common is it for somebody to get parotitis?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Parotitis
Because of the us vaccination program (MMR) mumps is very rare; ~ 800 cases are reported each year, primarily in children under 15.
Many foreign countries do not use/have available the mumps vaccine; consequently, the incidence of disease there is much higher.

In brief: Parotitis
Because of the us vaccination program (MMR) mumps is very rare; ~ 800 cases are reported each year, primarily in children under 15.
Many foreign countries do not use/have available the mumps vaccine; consequently, the incidence of disease there is much higher.
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Dr. David Mann
mumps is uncommon, but I treat several patients yearly with bacterial parotitis. these patients are often dehydrated and often debilitated , such as in nursing homes. this occurs due to stssis of salivary secretions
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