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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
Can a mother with enough high testosterone during pregnancy make an XXY or xx(with sry gen) a male who will become fertile after puberty?
Klinefelters: Most of the time these men have difficulty having children to do low sperm counts. Some klinefelter men are mosaics meaning only a percentage of their cells are abnormal with an extra x chromosome. These men may have an easier time. One should consult a geneticist before considering children as they are at high risk of having babies with sex-chromosome abnormalities. ...Read more
What to do if I am 19 years of age male I have little gynecomastia does that mean I have klinefelter syndrome?
I am 18 yo and getting tested for klinefelter syndrome, if diagnosed can I expect full male genital developm., facial hair ect. Considering my age?
It's your call: I've known guys with klinefelter / XXY diagnosed at your age or later. If you have it, or if you have real hypogonadism from some other cause, to accept testosterone replacement for athletics & bone health, but be sure you know you do have a choice. You'll get full male body and sexual development like other guys, including the joys and discomforts of being an adult; most xxy's can't be dads. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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