The parotid glands are salivary glands that are located between the
ear and the jaw. These glands may become swollen and painful if you develop
certain conditions, such as mumps or cytomegalovirus (CMV).
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics Specialist Medical ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology