Sunday, June 10, 2012


What is Disease Mumps

Mumps disease is an infectious disease caused by a virus (Paramyxovirus RNA). It is transmitted through the air by an infected person either from beresin mumps, cough and so on. Children can be infected with mumps from his friends.

Mumps Disease Symptoms

Symptoms of mumps are fever, fatigue, swelling of the parotid salivary glands glands behind the jaw bawan near terlinga. This gland to swell either side or both sides once.

When mumps can be transmitted.

Children (or adults) Mumps virus can spread it to other people and other children. It can infect others for about a week before gland swelling, and 9 days after the glands began to swell.If someone does not ever had mumps, then it is vulnerable to this disease. A person who has this disease will have a defense against these germs sepanjanng life.

What medicines to Mumps

Mumps is not a cure because there is no medicine to kill the virus. Prescribed medications only help reduce pain and swelling of the salivary glands. the drug Paracetamol for fever and rest.

Is Mumps Preventable

Yes. Mumps can be prevented by taking immunity to mumps as children aged about nine months taken at once. Vaccinations usually be taken in private clinics (excluding the Ministry of Health immunization program). This is called MMR immunization (for defense Measles, Mumps and Rubella)

Complications (side effects)

A. Mumps can cause swelling in the testicles (orchitis) at the same time and this may well cause infertility.Two. Mumps can also cause complications such as 'Pancreatis', the damage to the pancreas gland in the stomach.

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