Mumps | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What can I do to make my child more comfortable?
  • How long will I be contagious?
  • How long should I keep my child home from school?
  • Am I at risk for any complications?
  • Will mumps make me sterile?
  • How soon should I have my child vaccinated against mumps?
  • Should I isolate my child from the rest of the family until he/she is no longer contagious?
  • If I feel worse, when should I call my doctor?
  • If I haven’t been vaccinated, should I be?

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 10/09