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Mumps is a contagious condition that usually affects children. It is caused by a virus that spreads via droplets in the air. Mumps affects the parotid glands which are located in the cheeks and thus the person develops a swelling along the cheeks. This swelling is painful and other symptoms are high fever, headaches, pain the muscles and joints, and an overall feeling of fatigue.
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