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Causes of Mumps:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Mumps. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Mumps Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Mumps may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Mumps

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Mumps may include:

  • Parotidinum homeopathic prevention and treatment
  • Jaborandi homeopathic prevention and treatment
  • Mercurius vivus homeopathic prevention
  • Aconite homeopathic remedy
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Article Excerpts about Mumps

Measles, mumps, and rubella were once very common diseases in the United States, but they have become rare because of the use of vaccines to prevent them. As with many other diseases, measles, mumps, and rubella generally are more severe in adults than in children. Most adults are immune to all three infections because they had them (or a vaccine) as children. (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Measles, mumps, and rubella were once very common diseases in the ... (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Definitions of Mumps:

Acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by Rubulavirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes; spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

An acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by Rubulavirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes; spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Mumps

The list below shows some of the causes of Mumps mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Mumps?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Mumps. Of the 3 causes of Mumps that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mumps:

The following list of conditions have 'Mumps' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Mumps:

Mumps virus
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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