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Is there a cure for androgen insensitivity syndrome?

There's not a cure that can "get rid" of androgen insensitivity syndrome, but there are treatments that can successfully reduce symptoms. Many cases of androgen insensitivity syndrome are treated with hormone replacement therapy. These treatments use medication (available in a variety of forms like patches and pills) to replace the sex hormones (estrogen or testosterone) that's lacking in the body. For women with AIS who have undescended testes, surgical removal of the testes will help prevent cancer and may lead to a healthier life. Talk to your doctor about finding the most effective treatment for you.

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