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Botox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedureBBotox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedureBotox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedureEnglishOtherPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)MouthSalivary glandsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN7.0000000000000065.0000000000000360.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>If your child has had Botox injected into their salivary glands, the following information explains how to properly care for them at home after the procedure.</p><p>Your child has had <a href="/Article?contentid=2444&language=English">Botox injected into the salivary​</a> (say: SA-ly-ver-ee) glands. This brochure explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help. </p> <p>When Botox is injected into the salivary glands, it decreases the amount of liquid produced by the glands in the mouth. </p><h2>Key points </h2> <ul> <li>Botox injections into the salivary glands decrease drooling. </li> <li>Watch for symptoms from the time the injections are done until four weeks after the injections. These include trouble swallowing, speaking, and breathing. </li> <li>Your child can resume all regular activities when they feel able to do so. </li> <li>If your child has any difficulty breathing, take them to the nearest Emergency Department right away.</li> </ul><h2>When to see a doctor?</h2> <p>Phone your specialist or Image Guided Therapy (IGT), or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following: </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> greater than 38°C (100.4°F) </li> <li>trouble swallowing </li> <li>weakness of face muscles </li> <li>trouble breathing </li> <li>trouble speaking </li> </ul> <p>Be sure to let the Emergency Department staff know that your child has had Botox injections. </p><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the IGT clinic during working hours at (416) 813-6054 and ask to speak to an IGT nurse. If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your family doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department or call the Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at (416) 813-1500 and ask them to page your specialist or the interventional radiologist on call.</p>
Injections de Botox dans les glandes salivaires : soins à domicile après l’intervention de votre enfantIInjections de Botox dans les glandes salivaires : soins à domicile après l’intervention de votre enfantBotox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedureFrenchOtherPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)MouthSalivary glandsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN7.0000000000000065.0000000000000360.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Si votre enfant a été administré une injection de Botox dans les glandes salivaires, les renseignements qui suivent vous expliquent comment bien assurer des</p><p>On a injecté du Botox dans les glandes salivaires de votre enfant. Cet article explique comment prendre soin de votre enfant de retour à la maison après l'intervention et quand demander de l'assistance.</p> <p>Lorsque du Botox est injecté dans les glandes salivaires, il diminue la quantité de liquide produit par les glandes dans la bouche.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Les injections de Botox dans les glandes salivaires diminuent la salivation excessive.</li> <li>Surveiller votre enfant pour détecter l'apparition de symptômes dès la fin du traitement et jusqu’à 4 semaines après. Ces symptômes comprennent la difficulté à avaler, la difficulté à parler et une température supérieure à 38 °C (100,4 °F).</li> <li>Votre enfant peut reprendre toutes les activités régulières aussitôt qu’il se sent prêt.</li> <li>Si votre enfant éprouve de la difficulté à respirer, rendez-vous immédiatement au service d’urgence le plus proche. </li> </ul><h2>Quand demander une attention médicale</h2> <p>Communiquez avec le spécialiste du département de thérapie assistée par imagerie médicale ou rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus proche immédiatement si votre enfant présente un des symptômes suivants : </p> <ul> <li>une température supérieure à 38 °C (100,4 °F)</li> <li>difficulté à avaler</li> <li>faiblesse des muscles du visage</li> <li>difficulté à respirer</li> <li>difficulté à parler</li> </ul> <p>Assurez-vous d’indiquer au service d’urgence que votre enfant a subi des injections de Botox. </p><h2>À l’hôpital SickKids</h2> <p>Si vous avez des préoccupations durant les premières 48h, appelez la clinique de thérapie assistée par imagerie médicale durant les heures ouvrables au (416) 813-6054 et demandez à parler à un infimier de la clinique.</p> <p>Si vous avez des préoccupations ​en dehors des heures ouvrables, consultez votre médecin de famille, rendez-vous au service d'urgence le plus proche, ou appelez le standard téléphonique de l'hôpital SickKids au (416) 813-1500​ et demandez-leur d'avertir votre spécialiste​ ou le radiologue d'intervention de garde.</p>

 

 

Botox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedure1224.00000000000Botox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedureBotox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedureBEnglishOtherPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)MouthSalivary glandsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN7.0000000000000065.0000000000000360.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>If your child has had Botox injected into their salivary glands, the following information explains how to properly care for them at home after the procedure.</p><p>Your child has had <a href="/Article?contentid=2444&language=English">Botox injected into the salivary​</a> (say: SA-ly-ver-ee) glands. This brochure explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help. </p> <p>When Botox is injected into the salivary glands, it decreases the amount of liquid produced by the glands in the mouth. </p><h2>Key points </h2> <ul> <li>Botox injections into the salivary glands decrease drooling. </li> <li>Watch for symptoms from the time the injections are done until four weeks after the injections. These include trouble swallowing, speaking, and breathing. </li> <li>Your child can resume all regular activities when they feel able to do so. </li> <li>If your child has any difficulty breathing, take them to the nearest Emergency Department right away.</li> </ul><h2>Bathing </h2> <p>Your child may have a bath or shower the day of the injections. </p> <h2>Meals </h2> <p>If your child is feeling well enough after the anesthetic, they can return to eating what they normally eat. It is also important to give your child plenty of fluids for 48 hours after the procedure.</p> <h2>Pain relief </h2> <p>Your child may have some mild discomfort after the procedure. If needed, give your child <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a>. </p> <h2>Activity </h2> <p>Your child can resume all regular activities as soon as they feel ready to do so. </p><h2>When to see a doctor?</h2> <p>Phone your specialist or Image Guided Therapy (IGT), or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following: </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> greater than 38°C (100.4°F) </li> <li>trouble swallowing </li> <li>weakness of face muscles </li> <li>trouble breathing </li> <li>trouble speaking </li> </ul> <p>Be sure to let the Emergency Department staff know that your child has had Botox injections. </p><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the IGT clinic during working hours at (416) 813-6054 and ask to speak to an IGT nurse. If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your family doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department or call the Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at (416) 813-1500 and ask them to page your specialist or the interventional radiologist on call.</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/botox_injections_salivary_caring_for_child_at_home.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/botox_injections_salivary_caring_for_child_at_home.jpgBotox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedure

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