Rarely babies are born with uncertain genital identity with abnormal looking external genitalia, neither appearing as a girl nor boy. This could indicate serious underlying endocrine hormone imbalance and would prompt a thorough endocrine evaluation.
Testes are the male reproductive organ which produces sperm and the hormone testosterone. Ovaries are the female reproductive organs with produce eggs and the hormone estrogen.
Disorders of these glands could lead to infertility and also general ill health such as osteoporosis, falls, low mood and muscle strength.