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
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.