What Are Complications of Mumps?

Q:
What are complications of mumps?

A:
Common complications include:

  • inflammation of the brain
  • inflammation of the testicles in males who have reached puberty; rarely does this lead to fertility problems
  • inflammation of the tissue covering the brain and spinal cord
  • inflammation of the ovaries and/or breast tissue
  • deafness

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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