What are the symptoms?

Mumps causes puffy cheeks and a swollen jaw, the result of swollen salivary glands. Other symptoms are:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle aches
  • Tiredness
  • Up to 10% of teen boys and men can experience swelling of the testicles. Meningitis and encephalitis are rare but serious complications of mumps

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1. What is mumps?
2. What are the symptoms?
3. How can you prevent mumps?
4. Who is more likely to get mumps?