Mumps is a viral infection that shows signs such as fever, headaches, fatigue, muscle pain and characteristic swelling of the parotid glands. There is no cure for the disease, which usually resolves on its own with the help of supportive treatment. Complications can include permanent deafness and infections of the meninges.
HOW IS MUMPS DIAGNOSED?
After the occurrence of an infection, a person is usually immune for life.