Can Hermaphrodites Impregnate Themselves?

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Hermaphrodites cannot impregnate themselves. Some are usually sterile whereas others normally have a functioning reproductive organ which indicate that they are either female or male and in such a case, they can get pregnant but not by themselves.
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No, an intersexual person typically has either functioning ovaries or
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None. however - there are animals that reproduce by exchanging sperm packets. Three examples are earthworms, snails and slugs.
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Not medical advice. Most intersexed people do not have two fully functioning reproductive organs, so getting themselves pregnant is pretty impossible.
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Although a hermaphrodite* has features of male and female genitials, I'm pretty sure in humans, only either the male or female parts are functional, but not both and usually neither
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