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Gender Identity Disorder

Gender identity disorder, also called gender dysphoria, is a condition in which a person might feel uncomfortable due to a mismatch between their biological sex and their gender identity. There is no definitive cause for this disorder but as per experts, it can be caused due to hormones in the womb, genes, environmental factors, etc.

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I am a female and I think I have gender dysphoria. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female, assigned female at birth with female systems and body. I have an issue with what you believe to be dysphoria. I am a woman but I do not feel like one. I am not transgender, I am definitely a woman, I just do not feel woman enough. And it is causing me great distress and...  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to What you are describing sounds like gender dysphoria, which is the distress or discomfort a person may experience due to a mismatch between their gender identity and the sex they were assigned at birth. It is important to know that gender dysphoria affects people of ...  Read Full »

I am an 18-year-old girl and feel trapped in my body as I consider myself a man. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old and have felt trapped in my body since I got to my senses. I thought I was like any other guy until I was forced to dress up as a woman. I just hated it, and I still hate being considered a girl. All I know is that the inner me is a man. I consider myself a man since ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You seem to be suffering from a gender identity disorder. In this disorder, one's psychological setup for identity differs from the biological one, which creates stress and dysphoria. People feel the same as you feel trapp...  Read Full »

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