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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+)NA2020-11-16T05:00:00Z9.8000000000000056.9000000000000567.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Learn how to care for your child at home after Botox injections into their salivary glands.</p><p>Your child has had <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=2444&language=English">Botox injected into the salivary​ glands</a>. When Botox is injected into the salivary glands, it decreases the amount of saliva produced by the glands in the mouth. The information on this page explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help.</p><h2>Key points </h2><ul><li>Botox injections into the salivary glands are done to decrease drooling.</li><li>Watch for symptoms from the time the injections are done until four weeks after the injections.</li><li>Your child can resume all of their 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>Botox is usually considered safe. However, there is a small possibility that unexpected or unusual reactions to Botox will occur. These reactions may even take place in areas of the body that were not injected. Unusual reactions have been known to occur within the first few weeks following treatment. These reactions include:</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a> greater than 38°C (100.4°F)</li><li>Muscle soreness that lasts longer than two days</li><li>Redness or swelling at the injection sites</li><li>Loss of bladder control</li><li>Malaise (generally feeling unwell)</li></ul><p>Call your child’s doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department if your child is experiencing any of the following symptoms:</p><ul><li>Severe weakness</li><li>Speech that is becoming more difficult to understand, or voice changes (e.g., hoarse voice)</li><li>Difficulty breathing</li><li>Drooping eyelids or changes in vision</li><li>Allergic reaction (<a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=781&language=English">anaphylaxis</a>)</li><li>Severe <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/pain">pain</a></li></ul><p>Be sure to let the Emergency Department staff know that your child has had Botox injections.</p><p>Salivary Botox injections start to work a few weeks after the treatment. Your child may experience slight soreness or bruising at the injection sites. However, they should not experience any severe pain.</p><h2>Discharge from the hospital</h2><p>Most children will go home one hour after receiving the salivary Botox injections. If your child has any medical conditions such as sleep apnea, you may be asked to spend the night in hospital for observation.</p><h2>At SickKids</h2><p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the <a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/IGT/index.html">Image Guided Therapy (IGT) clinic</a> at (416) 813- 7654 ext. 201804. Speak to the IGT clinic nurse during working hours or leave a non-urgent message.</p><p>If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your primary care provider or go to the nearest Emergency Department. You can also call the Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at (416) 813-7500 and ask them to page a member of your child’s health-care team or the interventional radiology fellow 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+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00Z7.0000000000000065.0000000000000360.000000000000Health (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+)NA2020-11-16T05:00:00Z9.8000000000000056.9000000000000567.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Learn how to care for your child at home after Botox injections into their salivary glands.</p><p>Your child has had <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=2444&language=English">Botox injected into the salivary​ glands</a>. When Botox is injected into the salivary glands, it decreases the amount of saliva produced by the glands in the mouth. The information on this page explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help.</p><h2>Key points </h2><ul><li>Botox injections into the salivary glands are done to decrease drooling.</li><li>Watch for symptoms from the time the injections are done until four weeks after the injections.</li><li>Your child can resume all of their 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="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> for pain.</p><h2>Activity</h2><p>Your child can resume all of their regular activities as soon as they feel ready to do so.</p><h2>When to see a doctor</h2><p>Botox is usually considered safe. However, there is a small possibility that unexpected or unusual reactions to Botox will occur. These reactions may even take place in areas of the body that were not injected. Unusual reactions have been known to occur within the first few weeks following treatment. These reactions include:</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a> greater than 38°C (100.4°F)</li><li>Muscle soreness that lasts longer than two days</li><li>Redness or swelling at the injection sites</li><li>Loss of bladder control</li><li>Malaise (generally feeling unwell)</li></ul><p>Call your child’s doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department if your child is experiencing any of the following symptoms:</p><ul><li>Severe weakness</li><li>Speech that is becoming more difficult to understand, or voice changes (e.g., hoarse voice)</li><li>Difficulty breathing</li><li>Drooping eyelids or changes in vision</li><li>Allergic reaction (<a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=781&language=English">anaphylaxis</a>)</li><li>Severe <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/pain">pain</a></li></ul><p>Be sure to let the Emergency Department staff know that your child has had Botox injections.</p><p>Salivary Botox injections start to work a few weeks after the treatment. Your child may experience slight soreness or bruising at the injection sites. However, they should not experience any severe pain.</p><h2>Discharge from the hospital</h2><p>Most children will go home one hour after receiving the salivary Botox injections. If your child has any medical conditions such as sleep apnea, you may be asked to spend the night in hospital for observation.</p><h2>At SickKids</h2><p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the <a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/IGT/index.html">Image Guided Therapy (IGT) clinic</a> at (416) 813- 7654 ext. 201804. Speak to the IGT clinic nurse during working hours or leave a non-urgent message.</p><p>If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your primary care provider or go to the nearest Emergency Department. You can also call the Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at (416) 813-7500 and ask them to page a member of your child’s health-care team or the interventional radiology fellow 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 procedureFalse

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