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Adult Mumps - Incubation Period for Mumps
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- Adult Mumps
Adult mumps is caused by the mumps virus, and people usually recover without any long-term effects. This eMedTV article discusses the condition in detail, including transmission methods, symptoms, and treatment options.
- Complications of Mumps
This segment of the eMedTV archives looks at several potential mumps complications, such as pancreatitis and orchitis. This article also talks about who is most likely to be affected by complications and related symptoms.
- Cure for Mumps
The best cure for mumps -- aside from not getting it in the first place -- is time. This eMedTV article explains that management for associated symptoms is often the only treatment needed; it also discusses in detail the mumps vaccine.
- Diagnosing Mumps
A physical exam is just part of the process used when diagnosing mumps. This page of the eMedTV Web site explains in detail how doctors determine if a person has mumps, including tests that may be performed.
- Incubation Period for Mumps
As this eMedTV page explains, the incubation period for mumps varies for each person, with the average incubation period lasting 16 to 18 days. This article explains this topic in detail, including the time period during which a person is most contagious.