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Mumps
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Is an infectious viral infection causing inflammation and swelling of the parotid glands (glands that produce saliva and are located below your ears) the typical hamster impression lasts for just over a week. Although a proportion of people suffer only very mild symptoms of tiredness, difficulty with eating and swallowing, headache and sometimes swelling in the testicles or ovaries. It is transmitted by droplets – someone sneezes or coughs around you and you inhale the virus.

 

 

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