This is kind of viral infection that will affect your parotid glands which is one among the salivary glands in front of the ears or below your ears. Mumps will cause swelling. It is believed that the complications are quite serious and getting one is not very high. After the mumps vaccine got licensed it has come down drastically. Getting a vaccination is essential when it comes to preventing mumps. Most of the time you won’t be able to find a symptoms but when it develops, one will have pain in swallowing or chewing, swollen and painful glands on your face, tiredness and fever. Antibiotics are not that effective and will go away in few weeks’ time.