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I have mosaic Turner syndrome and my karyotype is 45x. Since I don't have typical female chromosomes does this mean I am intersex?
Intersex is when a person is born with sexual anatomy that does not fit the typical definitions of female or male. For example, a person may be born appearing to be female on the outside but having male anatomy on the inside. A person may also be born with genitals that seem to be in-between the usual male and female types, or may be born with mosaic chromosomes so that some cells are XX ...Read more
Yes: The term hermaphrodite refers to reproductive organs that have both male and female qualities. Androgyny is a broader term that means a person can have both male and female characteristics such as in sexual identity, gender identity or even fashion sense. ...Read more
Intersex: True hermaphrodite has both testicular tissue & ovarian gonadal tissue. Can be "ovotestes" (gonads with ovarian & testicular or ovary on one side & testis on other. Anatomy varies with any combination of male & female structures. Pseudohermaphrodite has either testes or ovaries can be masculinized female with ovaries & large penile appearing clitoris or testes with tiny hypospadias or micropenis. ...Read more
Hermaphrodites 102: Possibly if they have a complete set of reproductive organs. If there is a fully functioning uterus and ovary, then it's theoretically possible to get pregnant and have a baby. However, most if not all true hermaphrodites have incomplete reproductive organs and a pregnancy would be extremely rare. ...Read more
Yes you can: Most hermaphrodites are diagnosed at or soon after birth & parents together with pediatric urologist or surgeon & pediatric endocrinologist & geneticist work up the baby and decide upon sex of rearing & need for reconstructive surgery. Occasionally parents decide to delay treatment have child pick their sex of choice as an adult. Some hermophrodites under go gender reversal as adults. ...Read more
Female: Turner syndrome is a woman who only has one x chromosome instead of 2 x chromosomes that a female usually has. This will result in decreased or absent secondary sex characteristics (such as breat development). These women usually do not have periods and are infertile. Turner syndrome is always a female though. This is distinctly different from being a hermaphrodite. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can we prevent hermaphrodites before conception? Or what can we do during pregncy to stop that?
Hermaphrodites: there is nothing you can do to "prevent" giving birth to ahemraphrodite, sometimes nature makes "mistakes" and the outsides dont always match the insides.Hermaphrodites is very rare and the true hermaphrodites are even more rare( when baby has both ovary and testicle), the process of sex differentiation in Uterus is very complicated and it not only involves the sex Chromosome but also other genes, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They are not related: Hermaphrodite is a term applied to an organism that has reproductive organs normally associated with both male and female sexes. In humans the term is less specific but has been used to describe ambiguous genitalia and gonadal mosaicism. The term intersex is considered a more appropriate title. Homosexuality refers to someone who is sexually attracted to persons of their same gender ...Read more
Serious Inquiries: No. There is no such pill or process. If you need surgical options I am sure there are competent and experienced surgeon in your home country who have dealt with patients like you. ...Read more
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