A British man claims that he is turning into a woman and is begging medical experts for help.
Pub singer Terry Wright, 60, said children in his Birmingham neighborhood had started taunting him with shouts of "she-man" after he started losing his beard and hair and began developing breasts and smooth skin about 10 years ago, The Sun newspaper reported.
“I am a man, not a woman, and I do not want to be a woman. I just want to get my life back to normal,” Wright told the paper.
Blood tests showed the father of five had abnormally high levels of the female hormone estrogen but his doctors said they had never seen such a case and did not know how to treat him.
Wright said his doctor originally suspected he was trying to change gender and even offered him a sex change, but he furiously rejected the suggestion.
A psychiatrist has judged him mentally sound and an MRI scan ruled out the possibility of a tumor causing the estrogen surge.