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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-30-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By Ron_Low
Circumcision alters sex dramatically. The more...

Circumcision alters sex dramatically. The more one knows about what circumcision takes from a man, the better one can accommodate for what's missing.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-29-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By Ron_Low
I would never use the word "extra" to describe...

I would never use the word "extra" to describe the normal parts someone is born with.

With the normal slack skin:

1) The owner retains thousands of specialized pleasure-receptive nerve...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-15-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Ron_Low
Maybe you heard about Norway, where a couple of...

Maybe you heard about Norway, where a couple of the political parties recently put ending forced genital cutting in their platforms? But alas:

^^ Norway’s conservative Progress Party created a...
Forum: Intact Care   01-10-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,399
Posted By Ron_Low
Anything that is "planned" is no emergency. ...

Anything that is "planned" is no emergency.

Leave him alone. Let him decide at an informed age what constitutes too much pleasure-receptive skin.

Ballooning of the foreskin is NORMAL and...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-11-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By Ron_Low
Quoting myself: PRE-NATAL Please...

Quoting myself:

PRE-NATAL

Please protect your child during hospital stays and doctor visits with "do not circumcise or retract" Infant Ankle Bands. If you’re concerned that Dad is not eager to...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-17-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By Ron_Low
Right, effective pain relief is dangerous and...

Right, effective pain relief is dangerous and unpredictable. Many doctors cite the risks as why they avoid using it. And EMLA can't reach the inner foreskin until it has been tortuously torn from...
Forum: Intact Care   05-15-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,286
Posted By Ron_Low
The AAP says "Leave it alone." For your...

The AAP says "Leave it alone."

For your ex-doctor:

http://www.coloradonocirc.org/files/handouts/Kindred_Foreskin_Care_Only_Clean_What_Is_Seen.pdf
...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-23-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By Ron_Low
The other side of that is that you are taking...

The other side of that is that you are taking your son's right to be the kind of Jew HE might wish to be, including EX-Jew. Hundreds of thousands of men (including a proportionate number of Jews)...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-23-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By Ron_Low
About 1/3 of BXO cases will not respond to...

About 1/3 of BXO cases will not respond to Protopic, and some excision will be the best remedy.

So that's 9,999 out of 10,000 adult men or women who will never need any genital cutting.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-12-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,790
Posted By Ron_Low
Anything "scheduled" is NOT an emergency. ...

Anything "scheduled" is NOT an emergency.

An 8 year-old shouldn't be retracting anyway unless HE wants to. Steroids to aid with stretching are appropriate for GROWN males.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-26-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
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Views: 1,453
Posted By Ron_Low
"Get some psychiatric help." It's not the worst...

"Get some psychiatric help." It's not the worst advice in the world. But if she doesn't know to recommend foreskin restoration, she could have at least said: "Learn all you can about how intact...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-14-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By Ron_Low
Sorry that's not true. Adults can tolerate...

Sorry that's not true.

Adults can tolerate more pain medication with less risk, both during and after the procedure.

Adults can weigh in on the style of amputation so there's FAR less risk...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-15-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By Ron_Low
A) I would certainly want more details about such...

A) I would certainly want more details about such an exceedingly rare condition, and I'm flabbergasted that by sheer chance it happens to run in both the families of two people who just happened to...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-07-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By Ron_Low
If they're suffering from something that someone...

If they're suffering from something that someone has convinced them circumcision will fix, then they'd be willing and perhaps grateful to be cut. Often, there exist less destructive alternatives...
Forum: Intact Care   11-04-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,504
Posted By Ron_Low
Not the boy's problem

A boy with a normal penis needs to know that many of the kids around him are part of the dwindling old guard of people cut for no good reason. They have no idea what they're missing. The problem is...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-16-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,907
Posted By Ron_Low
This is about what happens in the home. These...

This is about what happens in the home. These days the child will be imbued with superhero confidence by what he is told by the parent, and he'll be able to laugh off or rebutt the BS as needed. ...
Forum: Activism and News   03-29-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ron_Low
Good. Kids shouldn't be punished for their...

Good. Kids shouldn't be punished for their parents' ignorance or supersitions.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-08-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By Ron_Low
This is a forum about mothering/parenting. ...

This is a forum about mothering/parenting. Informed adults can decide for themselves about THIER OWN bodies. Penile cancer affects old unhygienic men mainly with untreated phimosis. Smoking is a...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-25-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 994
Posted By Ron_Low
That supposed risk has NEVER been demonstrated in...

That supposed risk has NEVER been demonstrated in a population where the parents and caregivers knew not to fiddle with the foreskin. The AAP now says only the owner should ever retract a foreskin. ...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
Posted By Ron_Low
That guy describing restoration at minute 46 must...

That guy describing restoration at minute 46 must be a paid spokesmodel. He's too handsome.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-27-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,104
Posted By Ron_Low
OH PLEASE stop lying and selling snake oil. ...

OH PLEASE stop lying and selling snake oil.

Foreskin stretching is NOT for children. In phimotic post-adolescents it takes MONTHS.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,824
Posted By Ron_Low
That's really disgusting. A child does not need...

That's really disgusting. A child does not need such treatment until he's old enough to do it for himself. Only a person who is misled about normal development would sell or buy such a thing.
...
Forum: Religious Studies   05-29-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 163,109
Posted By Ron_Low
The old testament also says Thou Shall not Steal,...

The old testament also says Thou Shall not Steal, and that one was handed down centuries later. Given the chance to decide, HE might have just let the later one over-ride the earlier one. What? ...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-03-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,915
Posted By Ron_Low
They need a note in the US section on the how...

They need a note in the US section on the how the AAP policy has been specifically condemned by the comparable German pediatritions' group.  The German section could also site that. 
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-10-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,859
Posted By Ron_Low
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