What is the outlook for sialadenitis?

Without proper treatment, sialadenitis can develop into a severe infection, especially in elderly or sick people. It is important to see a doctor right away if you have any of the symptoms.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 07/29/2019.

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