The unexpected surprise when he went to the doctor for a urinary infection

And men of China she thought she had a urinary tract infection and when she went to the doctor she was shocked to discover that she actually had female reproductive system organs and had been menstruating for the past 20 years.

Doctors told Chen Li, 33, whose name has been changed to protect her identity, that she was born with female sex chromosomes, as well as ovaries and uterusdespite having male genitalia, the site reported The Daily Mail.

The man from a small town in Sichuan province had been suffering from an apparent urinary tract infection and went to doctors for help as the problem was recurring, the report said. South China Morning Post.

That’s how she found out what was wrong with her, apparently she had been suffering from a urinary problem with constipation for more than 20 years and had pain in her abdomen every month, but in fact she had been menstruating, according to what her doctor indicated.

Upon hearing the news, the man was horrified to discover that he was intersex following having lived 33 years as a man. For this reason, he decided to undergo surgery where his uterus and ovaries were removed.

His surgeon, Luo Xiping, told South China Morning Post that the patient “quickly calmed down and regained his confidence” and added that “from that moment on, he can live like a man, but he cannot reproduce because his testicles cannot produce sperm,” the professional explained.

These cases are usually atypical in people. The UN believes that between 0.05 and 1.7 percent of the world’s population is intersex, that’s the correct term used to describe people who “do not fit the typical definitions of male or female bodies.” according to United Nations guidelines.

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