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Can women with androgen insensitivity syndrome get pregnant?

It's impossible for women with androgen insensitivity syndrome to become pregnant. Even if a woman with AIS has all the physical characteristics of a female, she does not have female reproductive organs. Women with AIS usually lack a uterus and are, therefore, infertile. Instead, women with AIS may have undescended testes (male sex organs) in the abdomen.

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