Abnormal Genital Development Treatment Dodge City KS

Male infants whose mothers' bodies contained high levels of chemicals called phthalates ("THAY-lates") during pregnancy may have abnormal genital development and possible future fertility problems, according to a new study in Environmental Health Perspectives.

Aye Mya Win, MD
(620) 227-3141
100 W Ross Blvd
Dodge City, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Inst Of Med I, Yangon, Myanmar
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Western Plains Reg Hosp, Dodge City, Ks
Group Practice: Medical Heights Medical Ctr

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Anupong Chotimongkol, MD
(620) 227-1371
2020 Central Ave
Dodge City, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Mahidol Univ-Siriraj Hosp, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Western Plains Reg Hosp, Dodge City, Ks
Group Practice: Dodge City Medical Ctr

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Samir Khalil I Shaath, MD
(620) 227-1371
2020 Central Ave
Dodge City, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1975

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Henry Richard Bishop, MD
(913) 894-8500
12330 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Overland Park Reg Med Ctr, Overland Park, Ks
Group Practice: Kansas City Women's Clinic

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Robert Hsiao
(316) 962-8580
550 N Hillside St
Wichita, KS
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Samir Shaath
(620) 227-1371
2020 Central Ave
Dodge City, KS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Daniel Keith Frye, MD
Dodge City, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1994

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Mark Joseph Gros
(785) 776-1400
1620 Charles Pl
Manhattan, KS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark A Grant, DO
301 E Grant Ave
Ulysses, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med, Biddeford Me 04005
Graduation Year: 1990

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Philip D Martin, MD
(251) 980-5470
6815 Hilltop Rd
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1961

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Gender-Bending Phthalates

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Male infants whose mothers’ bodies contained high levels of chemicals called phthalates (“THAY-lates”) during pregnancy may have abnormal genital development and possible future fertility problems, according to a new study in Environmental Health Perspectives.

Personal care and cosmetic companies commonly use phthalates in products such as makeup, shampoo, hairspray, soaps, nail polish and perfumes. Plastics, paints and some pesticides also contain the chemicals. Numerous phthalate studies have observed reproductive anomalies in animals, but this is one of the few that examines possible effects in humans.

The researchers found a direct correlation between phthalate levels in pregnant women and subtle genital birth defects in their year-old sons that could lead to impaired testosterone production as the boys mature.

However, the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association and the American Chemistry Council charge that the study is flawed and purely speculative.

Manufacturers aren’t required to list phthalates on product labels, so the general public is largely unaware of their exposure levels. Go to www. SafeCosmetics.org or www.NotTooPretty.org for more information on phthalates and what you can do to avoid them.

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