What are the dietary recommendations for patients with mumps?

Updated: Jan 17, 2019
  • Author: Germaine L Defendi, MD, MS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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A light diet with generous fluid intake is recommended and best tolerated.

Avoidance of acidic foods (eg, tomato, vinegar-containing food additives) and liquids (eg, orange juice) is beneficial to lessen oral pain and discomfort.

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