- Parotitis sickens 15 at University of Kentucky
- Over the past week, 15 students at the University of Kentucky have come down with parotitis reported WKYT.
- Parotitis Cases Reported On UK Campus
- Parotitis is a swelling of the salivary gland, which sits just above the jawbone near the ear. The University's Health Service reports seeing at least 10 patients with parotitis in the last week and a half.
- Several University of Kentucky students reporting unusual symptom
- Which they found to be parotitis. "Basically parotitis is a symptom of something such as flu, it could be from the flu bug, it could be from mono, or from HIV. It's more of a symptom from a viral or bacterial infection," said Scott.
- Ever wondered about saliva?
- As a pediatrician, I see a case of parotitis, or inflammation of the parotid gland, about once a year. Here are some other cool facts about saliva: ○You produce less saliva while you sleep. That's why your mouth is dry when you wake up.
- Parents concerned about mumps, Lexington-Fayette health dept. says
- LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- It's already been a concern on the UK campus. In the last few weeks health leaders say they've confirmed three cases of mumps there.
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