Shawn Ciecko MD talks about the causes mumps and what the head neck symptoms are with mumps. He also talks about the risk for infectious growth of a tumor with mumps.
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Learn About the Mumps Male: There is a research for mumps. It involves something characteristic. What would you describe if you thought someone have the mumps since it's in that area that you sort of like involved in. Shawn C. Miecko: Sure, mumps can cause a lot of different symptoms and one of the head and neck symptoms that mumps causes is a swelling of the parotid glands. That’s the spit gland that lives right here under the sideburn on the cheek. You can either unilateral, once sided or bilateral enlargement of the parotid salivary gland with mumps in the head and neck. Male: We’re having a research in some—even if you're vaccinated, there is no guarantee even with two vaccines. You can get it even if it shows you have an adequate titer, not having as high for 30% window now because either from mutation of what, we’re going to see a researches for mumps. Shawn C. Miecko: Sure! You know swelling in these salivary glands in this area or this area is not normal binding in. Mumps is one of the things on the differential diagnosis. Certainly, infection and you can have growth, tumors that can grow in these glands as well that need to be evaluated.

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