Mumps : About

Mumps is an acute, contagious disease that causes painful swelling of the salivary glands. The salivary glands produce saliva, a liquid that moistens food and helps you chew and swallow. Symptoms:

  • Swollen, painful salivary glands on one or both sides of your face
  • Pain with chewing or swallowing
  • Fever
  • Weakness and fatigue