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androgen insensitivity syndrome in children

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
XY baby is a girl: Without testosterone (t), all babies develop as girls. So a child with 1 x & 1 y chromosome, who would normally be a boy, would develop as a girl if ... Read More
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Dr. Gurney Pearsall
29 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
A.I.S. Defined: Androgen insensitivity syndrome (ais) is when a person who is genetically male (who has one x and one y chromosome) is resistant to male hormones (cal ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
33 years experience Endocrinology
It's complicated!: Patient born with poor testosterone action, so a male patient is female-appearing, and is usually raised by the family as a female. Big changes at pu ... Read More
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Dr. Gurney Pearsall
29 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Ans >400 Characters: Androgen insensitivity syndrome (ais) is when a person who is genetically male (who has one x and one y chromosome) is resistant to male hormones (cal ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silvia Cuadra
14 years experience Endocrinology
AIS: Defects in androgen receptor function cause a disorder of sex development in which 46,XY individuals do not virilize normally, despite the presence of ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Puberty: Usually, xy babies are born looking like healthy baby girls. During puberty, however, they don't develop secondary sexual characteristics that require ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
I bet you the answer: To that is yes, but i'm not sure they'll do a commercial about it...
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Resistance: To testosterone in a man. This can lead to varying degrees of female attributes. It is rare. See an endocrinologist.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
33 years experience Endocrinology
It's complicated!: Androgen insensitivity syndrome is an extremely complex disorder due to failure of development in the genital area, with sometimes dramatic changes at ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: It is also called infertile male syndrome caused by androgen receptor gene mutation. As a result, such men have no or low sperm count and high or nor ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Can be Complicated: Complete ais isn't usually discovered until a girl fails to menstruate & has little or no pubic/underarm hair. No uterus, but those w/cais have intraa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Variable features: Androgen insensitivity may lead to a normal looking female or, with partial insensitivity, testicles may be present. If a female, she will be infertil ... Read More
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