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Why can't people with androgen insensitivity syndrome handle testosterone?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Resistant to it

There is a genetic resistance to testosterone which can be partial or complete.
Go to pubmed health for a detailed explanation.

In brief: Resistant to it

There is a genetic resistance to testosterone which can be partial or complete.
Go to pubmed health for a detailed explanation.
Dr. Robert Lang
Dr. Robert Lang
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Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Anti-Aging Medicine

In brief: This May Help:

Androgen insensitivity syndrome (ais) is when a person who is genetically male (who has one x and one y chromosome) is resistant to male hormones (called androgens).
As a result, the person has some or all of the physical traits of a woman, but the genetic makeup of a man. If gender reassignment is the treatment plan, then estrogen and not testosterone is prescribed to feminize.

In brief: This May Help:

Androgen insensitivity syndrome (ais) is when a person who is genetically male (who has one x and one y chromosome) is resistant to male hormones (called androgens).
As a result, the person has some or all of the physical traits of a woman, but the genetic makeup of a man. If gender reassignment is the treatment plan, then estrogen and not testosterone is prescribed to feminize.
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Thank
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