I don't have an official diagnosis, and often with intersex condition, that's the case.
The best I could get is gonadal dysgenesis, which is a fancy way of saying that my gonads (would-be ovaries or testes in the womb) never developed into anything.
Craig, My question concerns those in the intersexed community.
I myself am not this way, but I have read about those born with both male and female reproductive organs.
Finding the Right Mindset Coping With Challenges Enjoying Your Relationship Community Q&A Intersex people are born with sex characteristics, which include genital, gonadal, and chromosomal traits, that do not fit constructed binary notions of male or female bodies.
Intersex is an umbrella term used to describe a wide range of natural bodily variations.
So my body stuck along the default path of looking fully female on the outside, but having no functional female reproductive parts on the inside.If the baby is male, he begins to produce testosterone, and if the hormone reaches the tissues correctly, the external genitals become a scrotum and penis.Chromosomal or sex hormone abnormalities can produce an infant in an intersexual state.Let me preface my comments by saying that I'm not an expert in this matter; nonetheless, I'll do my best to think clearly about the issues.I'll take your questions one at a time (I've re-worded some).