Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Tips to treat Mumps

Mumps is a viral diseases caused by mumps virus which leads to painful swelling of salivary glands, which helps us to chew and swallow by producing saliva. Painful testicular swelling and rashes are also possible.

Causes for Mumps:
1. Mumps Virus.
2. Communicable diseases, spreads from person to person through cough, sneeze, sharing foods and drinks.
3. Not vaccinated against these disease for childrens.

1. Swelling of parotid gland in face.
2. Fever.
3. Headache.
4. Sore throat.
5. Testicle pain and swelling.

Treatments for Mumps:
1. Apply ice or hot packs to swallowen areas.

2. Medicine acetaminophen(Tylenol) is used to relieve pains.

3. Have soft foods.

4. Warm salt water gargles
5. Vaccinate yourself with mumps vaccine.

6. Have more fluids such as fresh fruit juices, energy drinks etc.

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