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  • Slide 1 - Mumps(Epidemic parotitis) By: Bethany Mulkey
  • Slide 2 - What is mumps? Contagious disease that leads to painful swelling Salivary glands swell and so does the face The glands produce saliva
  • Slide 3 - Signs and Symptoms Sore throat Headache Fever Face pain Difficulty breathing Trouble swallowing
  • Slide 4 - Male Symptoms Testicle lump Scrotal swelling Testicle pain Swelling of the temples or jaw
  • Slide 5 - Viral or bacterial? Mumps is viral Commonly picked up by children Spread through saliva
  • Slide 6 - How to treat the disease No specific treatment Ice or heat applied to the neck and Tylenol can help relieve pain Don’t give children aspirin if they have a viral illness because of the risk of Reye syndrome Extra fluids Soft foods Warm salt water gargles
  • Slide 7 - What is the incubation period? Can be anywhere between 16-24 days Varies on the individual Children have a longer period of time
  • Slide 8 - How can it be prevented and is there a vaccine? MMR immunization Protects against measles, mumps and rubella. Should be given to children 12-15 months Given again between ages 4-6 or 11-12 if it wasn’t given before
  • Slide 9 - Is it contagious? Yes Most infectious from a few days before to 5 days after the onset of mumps Isolate patients for 5 days after the glands start to swell
  • Slide 10 - Photos of mumps
  • Slide 11 - Work Cited http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002524/ http://pathmicro.med.sc.edu/mhunt/mump-meas.htm http://kidshealth.org/parent/general/sick/mumps.html http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/mumps/DS00125

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