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What happens if a woman is born with a penis?

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09/19/2010

Something like this actually happens about once in 10,000 births-- the baby has "ambiguous" genitalia. Traditionally, this was surgically corrected immediately after delivery, but doctors now feel it's better to do a blood test to determine the chromosomal sex (that is, XX or XY) and then do corrective surgery later.