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Are you a man or woman if you are xxy?

Are you a man or woman if you are xxy?

A man: Xxy is shorthand for the arrangement of chromosomes in klinefelter syndrome. These men are generally well - they have all of their man parts - but can have trouble making testosterone and usually are infertile. There was an argentinian film in 2007 entitled "xxy" about a person with both male and female anatomy - intersex. That might confuse folks. Klinefelter men are physically ... Well ... Men! ...Read more

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Could you explain what is klienfelters (xxy) syndrome?

Could you explain what is klienfelters (xxy) syndrome?

XXY: The klinefelter has a pattern of the sex chromosomes as XXY ( with male features). The extra x comes from an egg that had 2 x's at conception when the male y was added.The resulting fetus with 47 chromosomes is compatible with life.The baby will grow up with male sex characteristics, but often a short penis and sterility by adolescence along with other issues. ...Read more

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What people have XXY chromosomes?

What people have XXY chromosomes?

Klinefelter's : The karyotype of 47, XXY is diagnostic of klinefelter's syndrome. Tall stature, small testes, testicular failure, and gynecomastia are seen in teen boys and men. Often, behavior problems are also seen in these patients. This is fairly common- seen in about 1/500-1/1000 births. ...Read more

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What is klienfelter (xxy) syndrome?

What is klienfelter (xxy) syndrome?

XXY: The klinefelter has a pattern of the sex chromosomes as XXY ( with male features). The extra x comes from an egg that had 2 x's at conception when the male y was added.The resulting fetus with 47 chromosomes is compatible with life.The baby will grow up with male sex characteristics, but often a short penis and sterility by adolescence along with other issues. ...Read more

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What is klienfelter (xxy) syndrome?

What is klienfelter (xxy) syndrome?

XXY: The klinefelter has a pattern of the sex chromosomes as XXY ( with male features). The extra x comes from an egg that had 2 x's at conception when the male y was added.The resulting fetus with 47 chromosomes is compatible with life.The baby will grow up with male sex characteristics, but often a short penis and sterility by adolescence along with other issues. ...Read more

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My husband has XXY chromosome he is 33yrs old and just find out. How can we get this treated? Are is it best to see and endcrinologist?

My husband has XXY chromosome he is 33yrs old and just find out. How can we get this treated? Are is it best to see and endcrinologist?

Good idea: Men with 47 chromosomes - 22 regular pairs plus 2 xs and a y - have klinefelter syndrome. You can get good information on the internet at the genetics home reference. Your first ally should be your primary care provider, but an endocrinologist will be very helpful. Most men benefit from hormone testing and treatment. See a clinical geneticist to understand what happened and what else you can do. ...Read more

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Is there any treatments for XXY males?

Is there any treatments for XXY males?

Klinefelter: Most common sex chromosome aneuploidy in males. Symptoms like yours appear after puberty. The genetic variation is irreversible. Beside above problems, are you experiencing any depression or social anxiety? Are you under the care of a physician? Are you in a relationship? There are educational, therapeutics and medical treatments. Testosterone replacements, fertility treatments, etc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is XXY klinefelter's syndrome related at all to marfan's syndrome?

Is XXY klinefelter's syndrome related at all to marfan's syndrome?

No: The two syndromes have some similar features, but they are different syndromes that are unrelated. Klinefelter syndrome is caused by ahaving at least one extra x chromosome in a person who has a y chromosome (normal male=46 xy, klinefelter=47xxy). Typical marfan syndrome is caused by a mutation in fbn1, coding for fibrillin-1. ...Read more

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Do you know if XXY klinefelter's syndrome related to marfan's syndrome?

Superficially: Both tend to make the person tall and slender. Neither causes the other. ...Read more