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    How to Treat Mumps

    Mumps is an infection of the parotid (salivary) gland. This causes the salivary glands to swell up. It can be passed from one person to the other merely by contact, saliva or nasal secretions. The salivary glands are located at both sides of the cheek right below the ear. This organ helps to produce or to use the right word, secrets saliva. Saliva helps in digestion of food. causes of mumps As said earlier, mumps is caused by a virus. This is easily transmitted from one person to the other by contact or droplets. This means that one can easily spread the virus by spitting around when you come in…