• lute replied to the topic Vaginal-Agenesis in the forum Group logo of ParentsBirth Forum 2 years, 3 months ago

    This is also called Vaginal atresia. The uterus/womb is either missing or deformed.

    If it’s missing, it means they won’t have periods – the shedding of the lining of the womb/uterus. If they have a deformed uterus, they will have periods, but may have problems with outflow that need surgical correction.

    If they have ovaries, the ovaries will…[Read more]

  • lute replied to the topic Scrotum-Agenesis in the forum Group logo of ParentsBirth Forum 2 years, 3 months ago

    Treat the area with topical testosterone until the skin scrotalises, then reconstruct.

  • lute replied to the topic Ambiguous-Genitalia in the forum Group logo of ParentsBirth Forum 2 years, 3 months ago

    Immediate gender assignment surgery on infants (per Dr Money’s suicidal patient) is discredited, especially if testes are present. Vital life-threatening conditions should be addressed, but otherwise infants should be spared cosmetic surgery and hormone therapy, and should be raised broadly according to their genetic type (presence of a Y…[Read more]