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Mumps (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care for Mumps

Call the doctor and go to your hospital's emergency department if your child develops these conditions:

  • Dehydrated and unable to keep any fluids down
  • Continuing vomiting
  • Lethargic (weak and listless)
  • Pain or a stiff neck
  • Abdominal pain
  • Enlarged and painful scrotum
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/15/2014

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