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Just a Few More


Here, we will briefly explore three more diagnoses that Intersex persons can be born with. These include Turner Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome, and Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH). Please remember that these are just a few variations that occur in approximately 2% of all births.


Thank you for taking the time to learn about what Intersex means. Please like and share these posts, as many do not realize they are not alone and that there is a community for support. Intersex people have been shamed, not told, or had surgical procedures to “correct” their appearance. These actions have caused adverse medical and mental consequences for their whole lives.


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  • Klinefelter Syndrome is a common genetic condition where a male is born with an extra X chromosome. Typically, a male has one X and one Y chromosome. People with Klinefelter syndrome can experience breast growth, breast cancer, osteoporosis, infertility, and learning difficulties. 1 in 650 newborns who were assigned male at birth. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/klinefelter-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20353949

§ Type 1: People with this type of MRKH syndrome usually have functioning ovaries and fallopian tubes but have a blocked or missing upper vagina, cervix, and uterus. No other organs are affected.

§ Type 2: People with this type of MRKH syndrome have a blocked or missing upper vagina, cervix, and uterus, as well as issues with their fallopian tubes, ovaries, spine, kidneys, or other organs.


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