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Only a few studies have focused on health problems experienced by men exposed to DES before birth (in the womb) knows as DES sons.
Calling all DES Mothers, Daughters and Sons! Take part in the new DES Health History survey created by DES Action USA and open to all DES-exposed individuals worldwide.
DES is a drug tragedy not only for women but for men too. Yet, far less research on the devastating health effects of DES has been carried out on men.
The most common reported health issues in DES sons studies are epididymal cysts, testicular problems, testicular cancer, infertility, psychological and neurological effects.
Should the drug DES be recognized as a major cause of transgender and should the public be educated with regard to this, then perhaps over time there may be a change towards those who are transgendered. Has This Drug Changed Your Life? (Survey)
The effects of DES on females are known and documented. The fact remains that about half of the babies born of mothers who took DES during pregnancy were male.
Before he became a possible victim, Craig Diamond took a detached view of the DES calamity. Over and over, he had heard the stories of women whose cancer operations in many cases left them unable to bear children. "I couldn't relate to what these women had gone through," he admits.
Although less is known about the consequences of diethylstilbestrol exposure in men than in women, important DES health concerns have been identified.
Dr. Dana Beyer radio interview on the significant evidence linking prenatal Diethylstilbestrol DES exposure with gender identity and transsexual development.