Mumps

Definition of Mumps:

An acute infectious disease, caused by a paramyxovirus, and most common in children.  Although it usually infects the parotid glands, and is often only a mild condition, it can spread to the testes or ovaries and cause serious problems, particularly when contracted by unresistant adults.  A mild child's infection that is not properly monitored holds the potential for pancreatic or meningeal complications.

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A Low Platelet Count

...the condition
“...The risk of post-vaccination ITP is quite low when compared to ITP that occurs after catching measles, rubella or mumps...”
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Autism

...our question about Vaccinations
“Studies from Europe indicate that there may be a link between the MMR (measles/mumps/rubella) vaccine and autism...”

Enlarged Lymph Nodes

...the condition
“...Common causes of enlarged lymph nodes ... Mumps (salivary glands)...”

Hearing Loss

...the condition
“...As well as those mentioned below, causes include ... viral infections of the inner ear (may be caused by viruses such as mumps, measles, chickenpox)...”

Hypogonadism, Male

...the condition
“...Klinefelters, surgical removal, bilateral mumps related orchitis, toxic damage by alcohol, heavy metals or chemotherapy...”

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

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“Studies from Europe indicate that there may be a link between the MMR (measles/mumps/rubella) vaccine and irritable bowel syndrome...”
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Immunotherapy

...as a treatment
“...Injection immunotherapy uses mumps, candida or trichophytin antigen injections to treat warts (HPV induced tumors)...”

Male Breast Cancer

...the condition
“...Men who are deficient in androgen seem to also be an increased risk (for example, men who have testicular atrophy from mumps orchitis, injury, or undescended testes)...”

Monocytes Elevated

...the condition
“...Diagnosis and Tests: An increased percentage of monocytes may indicate ... Viral infection (for example, infectious mononucleosis, mumps, measles)...”

Mumps

...the condition
Mumps is a very contagious infection of one or more of the salivary glands and is caused by the mumps virus...”
...recommendation Increased Water Consumption
“Persons with mumps should drink plenty of fluids and get bed rest...”

Thuja

...as a treatment
“...- against parasites; Stomachic – aiding and improving the condition of the stomach, also against bacterial dysentery; Improving hair growth; helping with premature baldness; Taken internally against mumps; Relieving arthritic pain; In seed form, taken internally for palpitations, insomnia, nervous disorders and constipation in the elderly; (The seeds) As a sedative – calming, reducing...”

Ultraviolet Light Therapy

...as a treatment
“...Ultraviolet blood irradiation is suggested for the following: Viral infections Hepatitis; Atypical/viral pneumonia; Acute poliomyelitis; Encephalitis; Myelitis; Mumps; Measles; Mononucleosis; Herpes; Bacterial infections Staph; Strep; E...”
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