Mumps: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Food and Nutrition

Foods to be taken
  • Cooked rice and other cereals
  • Runny oatmeal
  • Mashed potato
  • Soups
  • Fruits
  • Cold-water fish
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Black pepper
  • Paneer
  • Beans
Foods to be avoided
  • Meat
  • Citrus foods
  • Processed foods
  • Foods hard to chew

Home Remedies

  • Get plenty of fluids
  • Eat soft foods
  • Rest in bed until the fever goes away
  • Use a warm or cold compress to ease the pain of swollen glands.
  • Ice or heat packs applied to the neck area and acetaminophen (Tylenol) may help relieve pain.
  • Warm salt water gargle
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