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Mumps is an acute viral illness caused by the mumps virus. Symptoms of mumps include fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and loss of appetite; followed by swelling of the salivary glands.

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      • Introduction to headaches in children
      • How common are headaches in children and adolescents?
      • What types of headaches do children and adolescents get?
      • What causes headaches is children and adolescents?
      • How are headaches evaluated and diagnosed in children and adolescents?
      • How are headaches treated in children and adolescents?
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    • Swollen Lymph Nodes Lymph nodes help the body's immune system fight infections. Causes of swollen lymph nodes (glands) may include infection (viral,...learn more »
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      Swollen Lymph Nodes Article
      • Swollen lymph nodes facts
      • What are lymph nodes?
      • Where are the lymph nodes located in the body?
      • Picture of Lymph Nodes Located in the Body
      • What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes?
      • What are the symptoms of swollen lymph nodes?
      • How are swollen lymph nodes diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for swollen lymph nodes?
      • When should I see the doctor for swollen lymph nodes?
      • What are the common lymph nodes that may become swollen?
      • What are the complications of swollen lymph nodes?
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      • Thrombocytopenia facts
      • What is thrombocytopenia?
      • What causes thrombocytopenia?
      • What are the symptoms of thrombocytopenia?
      • When should I seek medical care for thrombocytopenia?
      • How is thrombocytopenia diagnosed?
      • How is thrombocytopenia treated?
      • What are the complications of thrombocytopenia?
      • Can thrombocytopenia be prevented?
    • Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles) Testicular pain, or pain in the testicle or testicles are caused by a variety of diseases or conditions such as testicular...learn more »
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      Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles) Article
      • Testicular pain facts
      • What is testicular pain (pain in the testicles)?
      • What function do the testicles have?
      • What causes testicular pain?
      • Testicular torsion causes
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      • What are the signs and symptoms of conditions causing testicular pain?
      • How are the causes of testicular pain diagnosed?
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