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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-03-2012, 04:29 PM
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I have seen that before....
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-03-2012, 04:20 PM
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Views: 8,533
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Forum: Vaccinations   07-03-2012, 03:45 PM
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I have a little bit different perspective on...

I have a little bit different perspective on this.  I actually lived during some of these outbreaks/epidemics.   I also had mumps and chicken pox as a child, remember them distinctly.  At the time,...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-03-2012, 01:44 PM
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Sharon71 wrote:  "My pet peeve is when people...

Sharon71 wrote:  "My pet peeve is when people say "Oh I did the research but we are still going to circ our son" BULL if you did any decent research you'd do just the opposite and leave him intact."...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-03-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,533
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Cyllya wrote:  "chances are his penis was harmed...

Cyllya wrote:  "chances are his penis was harmed by his parents, doctors, and caregivers. If you spend twenty seconds educating yourself on proper penis care, all of those risks become...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-02-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,072
Posted By Frankly Speaking
Wami, while reading your post and the thread,...

Wami, while reading your post and the thread, something kept rolling in my mind.  I hope you don't mind me asking this question.  "Is either you or your husband of Korean descent?"  I ask this...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-02-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Frankly Speaking
Yeah, I picked up on the name and the one post...

Yeah, I picked up on the name and the one post too.  But, I'll offer some information anyway.
 
Something not many people know . . . Bacterials, fungals and virals can not discern or discriminate...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-02-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,533
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“Has anyone NOT circumcised their child, and...

“Has anyone NOT circumcised their child, and then later regretted it?”
 
I’ve been involved in this debate more than a dozen years, have corresponded with thousands of mothers and have never found...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-02-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
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Heather, there is simply no method to make a...

Heather, there is simply no method to make a circumcision painless.
 
Neonate's systems are just too fragle to give them general anesthesia. It could kill them.
 
Analgesia (awake during the...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-28-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
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Super~Single~Mama wrote:  "and circ is...

Super~Single~Mama wrote:  "and circ is considered a medical decision"
 
No, it is a cultural/religious reason.  The AAP classify it as elective surgery.  It is not to treat any disease or correct...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,100
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
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My 5 month old has a...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 06:16 PM
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Views: 1,626
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I suspect it is something called a "pearly...

I suspect it is something called a "pearly penile papule."  They are totally harmless.  No treatment is needed.  They may exist for years or may disappear all on their own.
 
Go to www.cirp.org...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 05:56 PM
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
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I just realized today I've been a member here...

I just realized today I've been a member here for 10 YEARS!  I've gone through several "remodeling projects" with this forum.  I can even remember back when you could post positive comments about...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 03:47 PM
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Views: 508
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,567
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
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My MIL and FIL...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,016
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-02-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
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So my question...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-31-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,587
Posted By Frankly Speaking
Frequent urges are usually associated with...

Frequent urges are usually associated with urinary tract infections but there can be other causes.  I'd suggest she take him to another doctor if the symptoms persist. A culture should be done to...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-31-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,016
Posted By Frankly Speaking
14 years old is going a bit past the AVERAGE age...

14 years old is going a bit past the AVERAGE age of retraction but so do 50%.  It is common for retraction to not come until the later teens.  I wouldn't be worried at this time.  As mentioned...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-31-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Frankly Speaking
The "African Trials" have been roundly...

The "African Trials" have been roundly criticized by both laymen and professionals as unreliable and possibly out and out fraudulent.  This has been a blotch on medical research and they are trying...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-31-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Frankly Speaking
It's best to just leave it alone.  Retracting...

It's best to just leave it alone.  Retracting before it's ready will cause scar tissue to form around the opening and that will lead to phimosis which may lead to a later circumcision.  There is no...
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