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What does intersex mean?

What does intersex mean?

Intersex: Intersex = human or animal with ambiguous genitals that prevent clearly identifying as male or female.. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Intersex (Definition)

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


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Help docs, is intersex considered a physiological disorder?

Help docs, is intersex considered a physiological disorder?

Yes, biological: Intersex is physiological in that it means the individual was born with physical sex traits that are not distinctly male or female. A good place to start for information (in addition to your medical provider) is: https://www. Apa. Org/topics/lgbt/intersex. Pdf and http://www. Isna. Org/faq/what_is_intersex. Hope this helpful. Please let us know if we can assist further. ...Read more

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Symptoms of intersex in 5 month old baby?

Symptoms of intersex in 5 month old baby?

More Info Please: Intersex babies can have genitals that cannot be classified as male or female, incomplete development of internal reproductive organs, or variations of sex chromosomes. The infants born with ambiguous genitals are noted at birth or shortly after. Those with internal abnormalities can take longer.

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Will ultradound in a 5 month old baby boy tell the presence of intersex condition. If so how?

Will ultradound in a 5 month old baby boy tell the presence of intersex condition. If so how?

Yes: Ultrasound will show the internal organs of a baby and if the proper organs are present. If there is a uterus or ovaries, then it is inter sex. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how are intersex babies identified on a birth certificate?

Can you tell me how are intersex babies identified on a birth certificate?

Birth certificate: I'm pretty sure they put both. Call the hospital, and ask for the birth certificate person, and ask. ...Read more

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What's likely to happen if I stop taking testosterone after 16 years? I've had a total hysto but don't know if I want to stay on it now. I'm intersex.

What's likely to happen if I stop taking testosterone after 16 years? I've had a total hysto but don't know if I want to stay on it now. I'm intersex.

May change.: Hi, Thank you for your question.

The only way you get testosterone is through the outside. If you stop taking it now you will lose your male characteristics.

Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions :-)
Dr. M ...Read more

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Are people with androgen insensitivity syndrome intersex?

Are people with androgen insensitivity syndrome intersex?

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 infertile. Go to pubmed health for more detailed information. ...Read more

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5 month old baby. Full term. Ped. Urologist says bilat. Nonpalp undescended testis. Ordred karetypong for gender evaluation. 11 daysnow. Intersex possible?

5 month old baby. Full term. Ped. Urologist says bilat. Nonpalp undescended testis. Ordred karetypong for gender evaluation. 11 daysnow. Intersex possible?

Genetic abnormality: In rare cases, boys with undescended testes can have Klinefelter syndrome. Normally girls are genetically "46XX" and boys are "46XY". Boys with Klinefelter syndrome have "47XXY" or other more rare variants- they are still male, but the presence of the extra "X" chromosome may affect their response to testosterone thereby affecting sexual development. They can also have other disabilities. ...Read more

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I am married in 1 year no children en problem in my health would you eat that type of food can be eat him in my husband and me?

I am married in 1 year no children en problem in my health would you eat that type of food can be eat him in my husband and me?

Chocolate: This is not scientific but neither is having babies! Try anything chocolate. Eat romantic foods. Avoid alcohol and stimulants. Relax. Enjoy being married without children. The more you relax and enjoy your spouse the better your marriage will be and the more prepared you we be to be a parent. You are learning patience and you will need it! OB doctors have solutions for you when wanted ...Read more

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I can have children?

I can have children?

Hopefully: If you want to have children but are not trying presently, there are some tests that can help tell you more. But the only way to absolutely prove one way or another is to attempt pregnancy with your partner. See your gynecologist: they can help you with the available tests. ...Read more

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Why children feel giddy?

Why children feel giddy?

Vertigo?: Many children get very dizzy at times without definite cause. Some are due to ear infections or ear fluid pressure. Other times it may happen because of spinning around. Episodic vertigo is a very dramatic event in some children when they look terrified and have to hold on for a few moments, then return to normal. This is usually benign but needs a good evaluation. ...Read more

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Why can't I have children?

Why can't I have children?

Consultation time: Time to consult with your ob/gyn or get a referral to a fertility center. Both you & your partner need to be evaluated. There are many possible issues & many available solutions. ...Read more

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Is 40 to old to have children?

Is 40 to old to have children?

Maybe, maybe not: Many women are quite successful in their pregnancies at 40.There is some reduced fertility & increased risk of complications, but if your basic health is good & you understand the increased risk of down syndrome, I don't see any reason to say it's too late. ...Read more

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What stops you from having children?

What stops you from having children?

STD's and PID: Sexually transmitted diseases can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease. PID can lead to later infertility. ...Read more

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Can icjd be passed on to your children?

Can icjd be passed on to your children?

CJD: The familial form can be inherited in @10% of cases, through gene mutation. ...Read more

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How to stop woomting and pain in children?

How to stop woomting and pain in children?

Vomiting: For a simple gastroenteritis, gut rest (nothing to eat or drink for 2-3 hrs) followed by small sips of clear fluids, frequently (goal depending on age of child 1-4 oz/hr). The presence of pain is more worrisome and I would recommend taking the child to their doctor for a hands-on examination to rule out anything more serious. ...Read more

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How would keep my guns away from children?

How would keep my guns away from children?

Safe/locks: A good gun safe can double as a home for some family valuables. There are a number of trigger locks and quick entry safes on the market that provide quick access but eliminate child entry. As mentioned, kids taught gun handling and safety as early as age 4 are less likely to play with any gun they find anywhere. ...Read more

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How frequently should children from 1-12 deworm?

How frequently should children from 1-12 deworm?

Unnecessary: Unless you live in a part of the world where infestation is endemic, this is unnecessary. ...Read more

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What are ringworns how do childern get ringworns

What are ringworns how do childern get ringworns

Ringworm: Ringworm is actually not caused by a worm at all, but is caused by a fungus that lives on the skin called tinea. People can get a tinea infection from skin to skin contact with an infected person or pet or by sharing personal items such as towels, clothing, and combs.

Clotrimazole is the generic name for the over the counter cream that treats ringworm. Apply 2-3 times a day for a few weeks until the lesion disappears completely and then some. Keep it covered for the first day of treatment (or longer if you want to) to prevent spread. Your child will need to see his doctor for a stronger medication if the ringworm is on his scalp, continues to spread after treatment at home or if it doesn't get better after 4 weeks of treatment at home. ...Read more

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Why did all of my children have lucey-driscoll syndrome?

Why did all of my children have lucey-driscoll syndrome?

Inherited or steroid: The common cause is congenital, but it can also be caused by maternal steroids passed on through breast milk to the newborn. It is different from breast milk jaundice (breast-fed infants have higher bilirubin levels than formula-fed ones). If inherited it is a recessive gene. ...Read more

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What are behavioral interventions for laziness in children?

What are behavioral interventions for laziness in children?

Structure: It is not necessarily that kids are "lazy". It may be as simple as a schedule and expectations problem. Some kids are in so many activities they are burned out and have little time for anything else. Most kids nowadays live to be on a wireless device and that takes a chunk of time. Have clear expectations of your child and let him know what they are. Unplug the tv, limit the phone gaming time. ...Read more

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Can children have tea?

Can children have tea?

Yes: Children may drink iced or hot tea - caffeine free and unsweetend varieties are preferred. ...Read more

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Can children use Vanos?

Can children use Vanos?

Age 12 & older: This topical corticosteroid is prescribed for adults & children age 12 & older with certain skin conditions. It can be used for up to 2 weeks in adults. I do not know if dermatologists lower the duration of use for teens. It should be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. ...Read more

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Can children use Luxiq?

Not recommended: Kindly don't try on children, medium potency steroid with multiple side-effects, need close monitoring by physician when treating an adult ...Read more