Originally Posted by zakers_mama
Also, since allergies can be hereditary, I'd prefer my son not be injected with it too.
A doctor in the ER who called CPS on me told me that allergies are not hereditary.
I had told him that I am EXTREMELY allergic to penicillin and that my one year old son should not be given it.
When DH and I packed up our DS and things to leave, after our ordeal with the police, I quickly checked the prescription slip that the quack had written for me and notice that it was a prescription for - PENICILLIN!!! - what a jerk!
I yelled as loud as I could in the examining room that
1. I ABSOLUTELY DID NOT WANT A PRESCRIPTION FOR PENICILLIN,
2. THAT I AM VERY ALLERGIC TO PENICILLIN AND DO NOT WANT TO RISK IT WITH MY DS,
3. THAT NO ONE WAS LISTENING TO ME AT ALL, AND THIS COULD KILL MY CHILD, AND I WOULD BE BLAMED FOR THAT ALSO!!!
The nurse hustled the paper out of my hand and got me another prescription for a more appropriate anti-biotic.
I filed a complaint against this quack with the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance, and one of the many complaints I listed against this jerk was that he gave me a prescription that I felt could potentially kill my baby based on my own problem with penicillin. I was told that allergies ARE NOT hereditary. I still have that answer from Sacramento.
Liars, all of them!