Posted by: Chelsea Kebodeaux, MD on Aug 29, 2023

For Turner Syndrome specifically, gynecologists can help with puberty induction, prescribing hormone replacement therapy until the average age of menopause, review fertility options and discuss pregnancy risks related to Turner Syndrome.

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