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What treatment can I take for Mumps since 3 days ?

hi i am 24 yrs old male and i am experiencing low grade fever and swelling in the right side of my cheeks pain in the back of my ear and under the jaw for about 3 days now adult mumps i think and now my left cheeks is being affected too what should i do? i am afraid of serious infection.
Fri, 27 Jan 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
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don't worry!take rest ,drink lot of fluids,mumps is self limiting .since it has some complications like orchitis it is better to consult a physcian
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
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get a check up .consult physician/surgeon
mumps is self limiting
take care of oral cavity
rinse your mouth after every feed and do warm saline /antiseptic gargles
antibiotics and other treatments required if secondery infection suspected
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