Mumps


MUMPS


Introduction-

Mumps is such a disease in which infection affects several glands of the body especially the salivary glands.

It is an infectious disease. The infection is multiplied by coughing or speaking. If any infected person comes in contact of a healthy person for long time, the possibility of infection is increased in that person. The person who has not the history of this disease, when comes in contact of this infection, becomes the victim of this disease. Mostly this disease is hereditary, but by taking vaccines of this disease periodically, this disease goes on ameliorating.

Symptom-

It is an infectious disease. The infection is multiplied by coughing or speaking. If any infected person comes in contact of a healthy person for long time, the possibility of infection is increased in that person. The symptoms of this disease take about 12 to 26 days to come in existence. When this disease is less effective, the patient suffers little. In this disease, pain goes on taking place in the glands situated behind the jaw. In the aggravating stage of this disease, swelling and burning can be occurred in the glands too. The patient can be also suffered from fever, headache and difficulty in eating. In many cases, swelling and softness can be generated in testicles. This disease may cause impotency too. This disease can be reached to the pancreas in elders.

Treatment-

Well, this disease is cured by itself within few days, but to prevent pain occurring in this disease, pain killers can be taken.

This disease can be treated by giving pressure on the acupoints as shown in figure through acupressure treatment system.