What is Mumps?
Mumps is an infectious disease caused by a virus that transfers from an individual to another through close personal contact, saliva, and nasal secretions
The condition majorly affects the salivary gland, also known as parotid glands. These glands produce saliva. There are three different salivary glands on every side of your face, located below and behind your ears.
People who get infected with the mumps virus have either no symptoms or signs or very mild ones. When symptoms and signs do occur, they generally appear about three or two weeks after exposure to the virus.
The primary sign of mumps is swollen salivary glands that puff out your cheeks. Other symptoms and signs may include:Pain in the swollen salivary glands on both or one side of your facePain while swallowing or chewingHeadacheFeverWeakness and fatigueMuscle achesLoss of appetite
So, these were some symptoms of mumps.