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Experience:  20 years of experience in treating children.
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Our grandson will have his bris soon. Is it necessary to

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Our grandson will have his bris soon. Is it necessary to stay away if one of the grandparents has not had the dot shot?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: What?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have cuffs and ic and some allergies
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 6 months ago.

Greetings,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S.
I will try my best to help you.

Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 6 months ago.

Can you write in details about DOT shot?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It's a shot that is supposed to protect newborns- but adults get the shot
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Maybe it's not called for I'm not sure
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Maybe it's not called dpt I'm not sure of the name
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 6 months ago.

How old is your grandson?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
He is a newborn
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 6 months ago.

Thank you for all the input.
I think you are talking about DPT.
This is in relation to pertussis or whooping cough vaccination.
I am sorry, if you are not vaccinated with DPT then it is recommended that you should not be caregiver for the infant.
This is not related to circumcision.
You can have a vaccination with Tdap.
This will give protective immunity.
Then you can take care of the baby.
I hope this information will be helpful.
If you have any query, please feel free to ask.
If you are happy with my answer please click on the Excellent/Good rating.
Wish him healthy life.
Regards.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
You did not understand my question. Of course I know that a dpt shot and the bris are not related. How stupid do u think I am? You did not get back to me when I explained my question for a second time. I asked if I attending the bris without having the dpt shot would endanger the baby. I said nothing about being the baby's care giver. How can I give you a good review when you insult my intelligence and do not get back to me after my explanation? To then request a phone call for fifty dollars is out if order at this point.
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 6 months ago.

I am sorry.

I had no intention to insult you or your intelligence.

I just wanted to write in details with explanation.

That might have caused the confusion.

You can attend bris.

Again, I am not able to accept phone call.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank u
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 6 months ago.

You are always welcome.