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If you have a child with ambiguous genitalia what should you do?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Right after birth

Most children are identified right after birth by a pediatrician.
A pediatric endocrinologist and a pediatric urologist consult on these babies right away and follow long term. To not know the sex of a newborn is extremely traumatic for the family and may also be associated with other medical problems requiring evaluation and treatment before these babies can go home.

In brief: Right after birth

Most children are identified right after birth by a pediatrician.
A pediatric endocrinologist and a pediatric urologist consult on these babies right away and follow long term. To not know the sex of a newborn is extremely traumatic for the family and may also be associated with other medical problems requiring evaluation and treatment before these babies can go home.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Consult pedi experts

These are pediatric urologists & pediatric endocrinologists.
An occasional pediatric gynecologist may also have expertise. Pedi. Psychiatrist or psychologist with expertise & interest can also be halpful. Most pediatric urologists & some pedi surgeons have expertise in surgical correction if & when necessary. Earlier the consults obtained, earlier long-term plans are made & earlier peace of mind.

In brief: Consult pedi experts

These are pediatric urologists & pediatric endocrinologists.
An occasional pediatric gynecologist may also have expertise. Pedi. Psychiatrist or psychologist with expertise & interest can also be halpful. Most pediatric urologists & some pedi surgeons have expertise in surgical correction if & when necessary. Earlier the consults obtained, earlier long-term plans are made & earlier peace of mind.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: See Specialist

The child should be seen by an endocrine doctor.

In brief: See Specialist

The child should be seen by an endocrine doctor.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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