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If I had mumps as a child, can I get it again?

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Most people who have had mumps are protected (immune) from getting mumps again. There is a small percentage of people, however, who could get reinfected with mumps and have a milder illness. If mumps was not diagnosed by a physician, then that person is not considered immune, and vaccination is recommended.

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