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How can I best care for someone with androgen insensitivity syndrome?

When caring for a child with androgen insensitivity syndrome, it's important to remember that this condition can have very complex emotional effects in addition to the physical effects. Of course, it's important to get your child treatment, which may include hormone replacement therapy or surgery. Emotional effects are just as difficult, so don't be afraid to have your child talk with counselors, psychologists, or support groups. For parents of children with AIS, the decision of when and what to tell your child about their condition is a tough one. Talk with your doctor and counselors about how to approach this subject, and provide as much support for your child as possible.

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