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Swyer syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • 46, XY CGD
  • 46, XY complete gonadal dysgenesis
  • 46, XY pure gonadal dysgenesis
  • Gonadal dysgenesis, XY female type
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  • Can women with Swyer syndrome experience orgasms? Click here for answer

  • Is it possible for a patient with Swyer syndrome to get pregnant? If so, what methods should be used to ensure a successful pregnancy? Click here for answer

  • I was born without ovaries. I have everything else that a normal woman has but I have streaks where ovaries would be. I was diagnosed when I was 15. My doctor put me on triphasil and soon after I started showing signs of puberty. None of my doctors seem to know about this condition. I am now 31. I am wondering if I should opt to have my streaks removed and if I should be on some other form of estrogen. I have very little breast development. Click here for answer