Virilization

What is Virilization?

In biology and medicine, virilization refers to the biological development of sex differences,changes that make a male body different from a female body. Most of the changes of virilization are produced by androgens.

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I ve just found out I m pregnant! 6 weeks going by the date of my last period . I took norethisterone from 23rd Feb to 2nd March, would this harm my baby or do it any damage?

doctor1 MD

Hello
Thank you for your query.
Norethisterone intake, specially around the first trimester, is known to cause abnormalities.
It causes masculinization ( virilization ) of a female fetus.
It is associated with various other anomalies, but no definite studies are there.
You should consult your...

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