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What if I’ve had mumps before?

If you’ve had mumps before, you are generally considered immune and do not need the vaccine. People born before 1957 are also often considered immune.

How is mumps spread?

Mumps spreads by coughing, sneezing, or spraying saliva while talking. It also spreads by sharing cups, spoons, forks, baby bottles and other utensils.

What is mumps?

The classic sign for mumps is painful swelling under one or both ears along the jaw line.