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I have a swollen face after the treatment of mumps, how long it will take to get it normal ?

iv had mumps for 8 days now,the pain has gone but my face is still slightly i still infectious?aimee
Asked On : Mon, 7 Feb 2011
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Mumps is a viral disease with swelling & pain in the parotid gland( preauricular area),As pain has subsided swelling will also subside with in few days. Mumps virus is the causative agent of mumps, a well known common childhood disease characterized by swelling of the parotid glands and other epithelial tissues causing high morbidity and in some cases more serious complications such as deafness. Natural infection is currently restricted to humans and the virus is transmitted by direct contact, droplet spread or via contaminated objects.

It is considered a vaccine preventable disease
"incubation period for mumps." is 16 to 18 days Mumps transmission can occur anytime, from about 3 days prior to the onset of the swelling of the salivary glands (parotitis) to 9 days after the onset of symptoms.
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