Do you know Mumps can Cause Sterility in Men?

Most people knew that mump is a childhood disease. However, there are many cases that mumps can also affect adult especially in men. What is mumps? This is an acute communicable disease and viral at the same time characterized by a painful enlargement of the salivary glands and when it becomes severe and untreated, it will also affect the other tissues such as, the testes and pancreas.

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Common symptoms of mumps:

  • Enlargement of the salivary glands.
  • Pain in the gland associated with redness I the swelling area.
  • Difficulty in swallowing your saliva and food.
  • Fever and body malaise.

There are simple and common remedies that you can apply in your homes.

  • Application of cold sponge directly to the salivary glands or in the swollen part for few minutes and three times a day.
  • You can also apply ice or any frozen  goods I emergency cases on the swollen area for a soothing effect on the glands.
  • If fever is present, the you can do sponge bath to lower down the temperature.
  • Complete bed rest is needed to regain more strength especially to adults.

This should be give immediate attention and treatment to prevent complication of mumps, such as sterility. At the first onset of the disease, it should be given treatment.

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