Don’t Let Mumps Spoil Your Fun
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MMR vaccination is the best protection against mumps!
[Illustration of vial labeled MMR and syringe]
Keep from spreading mumps
- Don’t share drinks or eating utensils [Illustration of fork, spoon, knife, plate, and cup]
- Cover your coughs and sneezes [Illustration of male sneezing into tissue]
- Stay home when you are sick [Illustration of female in bed with frown on sleeping face]
- Wash your hands often with soap and water [Illustration of hands rubbing bubbling bar of soap]
- Clean and disinfect surfaces [Illustration of bucket, sponge, cleaning spray bottle, and rubber gloves]
Signs and symptoms of mumps
Mumps is best known for the puffy cheeks and swollen jaw that it causes. [illustration of male with swollen checks and pain in jaw]
Fever [illustration of female with grimace on face, thermometer in mouth, and arms clutching shoulders for warmth]
Headache [illustration of male with grimace on face, holding head in pain]
Loss of appetite [illustration of female with grimace on face, turning down offer of pizza]
Muscle aches [illustration of male with grimace on face, holding arm in pain]
Tiredness [illustration of female yawning]
There is no treatment for mumps
If you have symptoms, stay home and away from others and contact Student Health Services or your doctor.
[illustration of hospital building]
Ask your student health services about where you can get vaccinated
- Page last reviewed: November 20, 2017
- Page last updated: April 27, 2016
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