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Mumps and pregnancy

Find out about mumps and its symptoms, how it spreads, how to manage it at home, and how to avoid mumps if you’re planning a pregnancy.

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Mumps in babies and children

Find out about the symptoms of mumps, how babies and children catch mumps, how to treat your child at home, and when to have them vaccinated against mumps.

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Mumps in Australia | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Mumps is a contagious infection of the salivary glands, caused by the mumps virus.

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Mumps

Mumps is an infection of the salivary glands caused by the mumps virus.

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Mumps fact sheet - Fact sheets

Mumps is a contagious viral infection that occurs mainly in school-aged children. Immunisation with mumps containing vaccine prevents the disease.

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Mumps - MyDr.com.au

Find out about the symptoms, treatment, and complications of mumps, as well as how to prevent this disease.

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Mumps | Australian Government Department of Health

Mumps is a highly contagious disease, spread through contact with an infected person. Symptoms including fever and swelling of the face. Mumps can affect people of all ages but can be prevented with vaccination. Mumps has no treatment – most people get better on their own.

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Measles and Mumps tests - Pathology Tests Explained

Why and how tests for measles and mumps are carried out

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Mumps in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Mumps is a viral illness that spreads through saliva from coughing and sneezing. Mumps is rare in Australia because most children are immunised against it.

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Measles, Mumps And Rubella (MMR) Vaccine | SA Health

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine recommendations, possible side effects and how to reduce the side effects

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