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Are Parents Allowed To Be With Baby When It Is Undergoing Circumcision
Depends upon surgeon: Some dr. S feel comfortable for parents to be present, others don't. Also depends upon hospital or medical office policy. I personally always ask if parents wish to be present. However we make sure that parents are up to it, and tell them to either be prepared to sit down if or remain seted if they feel "queezy". ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Parent: Up until 18 y/o the parent generally is the one to grant consent. ...Read more
Can a parent legally override a team physician's decision to not allow a child to return to sports?
No: The team physician is a representative of the school district and follows their guidelines. It is a privilege to play on a school team and not a right. The point though is answering the question as to why you would let them play if the doctor thinkes there is a problem! Why risk their health? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unlikely: Parents made a very valid decision. Both to circumcise or not to circumcise are perfectly correct decisions. Your forskin will most likely remain loose unless it is somewhat tight to retraction. Tightm\ness or phimosis can increase with time if it is already tight or you develop balanitis (inflammation of glans penis), develop diabetes or some vascular diseases. "don't fix if not broken! ". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on setting: When I do an office circumcision on a young infant boy, I give the parents the option of being in the procedure room -- some want to, others don't. When we do a circumcision on an older boy in the operating room, we don't allow the parents in there. You should ask this question of your pediatrician or obstetrician or whoever would be the usual physician to circumcise your son. ...Read more
Communicate: The question is a puzzle.? Why was it done or not done? Do you think you want it if it wasn't done? A circ is a simple procedure for newborns but a bit complicated after a month of age. It requires complicated anesthesia, pain management & followup. Do you want it because you are different than your friends? Want it for potential medical reasons? Sort out the issues & be straight with the folks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Docs can you explain, is it wrong for me to not want any relationship with my parent because of circumcision?
It's sad: It's sad that you don't want to have a relationship with your parents. It's not right or wrong. But ask yourself why you are making this choice. Your parents had you circumcised for spiritual, cultural, or medical reasons, not to harm you. Try to understand why they made the decision from their point of view. And ask what you will gain by giving up a relationship with them. Is there another way? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should american hospital workers refuse to discuss female circumcision with the parents of newborns?
Tell all it's ilegal: American hospital workers should tell all that performing a female circumcision in the usa, as well as all civilized countries that it is a criminal offence. It involves amputating the clitoris and thus removing any pleasant sexual sensation later in life. Perpetrators need to be be reported to the police and sent to prison. Any physician perpetrator faces automatic loss of medical license for life. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
This person does not want her husband to go with his parents and if he does she will not allow him to take any of the children with him. How safety?
SEPARATION ANXIETY?: She probably has a reason why she does not allow her husband to go with his parents. Why? And her kids to go with them? This is a family prblem. They need counselling. ...Read more
I want to grow my height but my genetics don't allow me to do so? What should I do? How can I grow my height even though my parents are short?
Exercise, eat, sleep: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do for a 16-year-old to increase height beyond its natural destiny. ...Read more
I love wearing thick-framed glasses. My parents don't allow me to wear them. They say 'i'm obstructing my vision by looking through glasses. Is that true?
3 reasons: There are 3 reasons for tonsillectomy at your age. 1.) 3 or more documented episodes of acute tonsillitis, 2. (Severe obstruction leading to sleep disorder, and 3.) the less frequent problem of food particles getting caught in the crypts of the tonsillar surface causing severe halitosis. I am not sure if you are 43 years old why your parents should be making any decisions for you. ...Read more
We have a new born niece with low blood sugar and the parents are worried about visitors. Should they allow visitors? Does it cause immuity prblms?
I feel deprees because im away from my girl friend...i cant meet her beacause of her parents the won't allow me to do so...please be kind enough to consult me over this matter I need some one to talk?
Talk to someone now!: Thanks for reaching out to us, and I recommend a consult with a Healthtap provider, but there is also a free service in US called crisischat. Org or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Right now focus on the good things in your life. Try to understand why the girls parents object to your visits and make plans to modify if related to your behaviors or reputation. ...Read more
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