Lately, I have had a lot of questions about my gender identity. I was recently diagnosed with MRKH (Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser Syndrome) and it has caused me to question my gender. When I was 15 years old, they put me on testosterone, which made me feel like a male going through puberty. Then they switched me to the birth control pill. Could the different hormones play a role in why I am questioning my gender?Updated 4 February 2022 under Ask Us.
Great question, you are not alone! It is very common for young people to have a lot of questions and experience a wide variety of emotions, after receiving an MRKH […]Read more »
I was recently diagnosed with MRKH, but I wasn’t ready to seek help right away. Now I am ready to learn more about my diagnosis. Is there a website or physician registry that could help me locate a provider that specializes in MRKH?Updated 29 March 2021 under Ask Us.
Great question! Thank you for reaching out to us. MRKH (Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser Syndrome) is a congenital (occurs during fetal development) problem that affects the female reproductive tract. Unfortunately, […]Read more »
MRKH: Opciones de TratamientoUpdated 22 July 2019 under Guías de la Salud.
Si se te ha dicho que tienes MRKH y que tu vagina es incompleta o ausente, tienes las siguientes opciones: No tienes que hacer nada. Puedes crear una vagina sin […]Read more »
I recently found out that I have MRKH (Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser Syndrome) and I was curious, can MRKH affect breast development?Updated 15 April 2020 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. MRKH (Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser Syndrome) is a congenital (occurs during fetal development) problem that affects the female reproductive tract. One in 5,000 females is […]Read more »
MRKH: Talking to Your Partner About MRKHUpdated 17 August 2021 under Health Guides.
Most young women with MRKH will at some point find themselves faced with the decision of whether, when, and how to tell a romantic partner about their MRKH. The decision […]Read more »
I have MRKH syndrome and have unprotected sex very frequently. Because I have no uterus (just ovaries), I don’t have to be worried about getting pregnant, right??Updated 12 November 2014 under Ask Us.
You are correct. You don’t have to worry about getting pregnant if you don’t have a uterus however, if you are having unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for many […]Read more »
MRKH: ResourcesUpdated 17 August 2021 under Health Guides.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the URLs listed in this section are as accurate and up-to-date as possible. We realize that the internet is constantly changing, and […]Read more »
MRKH: Planning Ahead to Become a Parent, or NotUpdated 17 August 2021 under Health Guides.
Planning to start a family is a big decision regardless of whether or not a woman has MRKH. Becoming a parent is right for some people and not for others. […]Read more »
MRKH: Your Feelings About MRKHUpdated 17 August 2021 under Health Guides.
It’s likely that your feelings about MRKH will change as you become older and more mature. At first, many young women report that they can think of nothing else much […]Read more »
MRKH: Commonly Asked QuestionsUpdated 17 August 2021 under Health Guides.
If I don’t have a cervix, do I need a yearly Pap test? A pap test is performed in patients with a cervix. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists […]Read more »