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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-11-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,598
Posted By SummumBonum
I have three boys, currently 4, 8, and 10. ...

I have three boys, currently 4, 8, and 10.
Although I was circumcised (I am of Jewish descent though not practicing), my three boys were not (my decision).
I am happy that I allowed them the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-01-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,179
Posted By SummumBonum
Something similar happened to my son, twice...

Something similar happened to my son, twice successively within a span of a few months.  First, it was a dog bite, and second, it was a pointed metal axle from a gyroscope.
The first time it...
Forum: Bob Sears   01-23-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By SummumBonum
I did follow-up for a second opinion with a...

I did follow-up for a second opinion with a relatively new (judging by her age) doctor, and she did not favor the TIG based on her observation of the wound and our account of how the injury was...
Forum: Bob Sears   01-23-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By SummumBonum
My soon to be 4-year-old son was bitten Saturday...

My soon to be 4-year-old son was bitten Saturday evening by neighbor's indoor, well cared for, small-middle sized dog who has all vaccines.  Although rabies is of little concern, and we're taking...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-22-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
  Poll: TIG Risks
Views: 720
Posted By SummumBonum
Then again, we are "forgiven" when we choose to...

Then again, we are "forgiven" when we choose to treat and end up with a negative outcome (drug/vaccine side effects) but when we choose not to treat and things go awry, then we are judged to be...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-22-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
  Poll: TIG Risks
Views: 720
Posted By SummumBonum
The standard treatment of puncture wounds in...

The standard treatment of puncture wounds in children in ER is to:

Administer Tetanus Immunoglobulin (TIG)
Administer DTaP shot
 
I wonder.  What is the risk of someone with a puncture wound...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-21-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By SummumBonum
  My soon to be 4-year-old son was bitten this...


My soon to be 4-year-old son was bitten this evening by neighbor's indoor, well cared for, small-middle sized dog who has all vaccines.  Although rabies is of little concern, and we're taking...
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