Anatomical abnormalities in adult women
Not everyone is born with the right junk, which can present a whole set of challenges for the owner of the ‘other’. Here we delve into some of the most common – and rare – congenital anatomical abnormalities in adult women.
Generally these are treated purely in the medical system with surgeries, with natural medical alternatives coming into play with support only.
There is a lot you can do to maximise the results of surgery, heal faster and make greater use of the vagina you end up with.
This is a genetic blip that flips the tables on a person’s sexual characteristics from birth.
We discuss ovotesticular DSD and its outcomes in children.
Turner syndrome is what life looks like with a missing X chromosome.
Mullerian cysts are caused either by an anatomical hiccup or appear after trauma to the vagina like childbirth.
An obstructed uterine horn is an anatomical abnormality whereby the uterus is not connected properly with the cervix and vaginal tissues.
Kallmann syndrome is a genetic disorder characterised by no sense of smell and late/no puberty.
We take a closer look at how androgens impact the female body and how they work.
Sometime the excess androgens involved in PCOS are produced by the adrenal glands, not the ovaries. Find out how to deal with adrenal-androgen excess here.
Cervical hypoplasia is an anatomical abnormality that results in a malformed cervix.
Uterine hypoplasia is the undeformed or absent uterus, an anatomical abnormality often found in conjunction with MRKH.
A brief overview of Darier disease.
A cockscomb cervix appears with large ridges or folds of fibrous tissue, and is considered benign.
A double uterus usually also means a double cervix and a double vagina – but not always. This anatomical abnormality usually doesn’t present too many problems, but care must be taken with pregnancies.
A unicornuate uterus is an anatomical abnormality that presents in several ways, and interferes with successful pregnancies.
Cystic fibrosis can seriously affect your sex life, vagina, and reproductive system. Find out what to do about it.