Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
197 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Suggest treatment to cure mumps

Sir my 11 years old daughter has grown MUMS and she is on antibiotics and analgesic medicine as directed by a doctor. She is complaining about pain in neck and her MUMS are seems to be enlarged What shall I do? Please advice.. I would appreciate an early respond.. Thanks. See you..
Thu, 18 Aug 2016
Report Abuse
Dentist 's  Response
Hello,

I can understand your concern. Mumps is a viral infection of the parotid gland. Usually, viral infections are not treated with medications and only supportive therapy such as with analgesics is given.

The infection resolves itself in 7-10 days as body's immunity takes over. Thus, I would advise you to continue with the treatment given and give it some time to heal as it will heal on its own.

I hope this information helps you. Thank you for choosing HealthcareMagic. I wish your daughter feels better soon.

Best,
Dr. Viraj Shah
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

hi my son is 6+ ,suddenly two days before when he got up his cheeks below the ear swallowed and fever around 101degrees and geting pain in cheeks i...