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gender reassignment surgery male to female before and after

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Gender reassignment: The surgical procedures by which a person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that of ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Techniques vary: The urethra is dissected out of the penis and relocated. The glans penis becomes the clitoris to allow for orgasmic response; scrotal tissue is used t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
F to M surgery: After starting testosterone, most FTM individuals experience deepening of the voice, increased hair growth, clitoral enlargement. "top" surgery (breas ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Transgendered Care: I would hope you have a good primary care doctor who is managing your hormones, mental health and overall general health. If you do not have this then ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Very unlikely: As you also need the underlying breast tissue to produce milk.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience in Plastic Surgery
About the same: Both procedures are about the same in degree of patient satisfaction. It requires an excellent team of surgeons and psychological preparation for pat ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Ridgway
20 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Mentor website: Look at the websites for the three implant companies approved in the us- mentor, allergan and sientra.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: A genetic female will not produce sperm.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience in General Practice
Until he's dead: Men produce sperm from age until death. Quality and quantity may decline, but keep coming unless there is damage to the testicles, either through inj ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience in Pathology
Depends: A pacemaker is inserted to control the heart rhythm. This is usually set by a servo mechanism to work within defined parameters: if the heart rate goe ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Embryology: The gonads are structurally indistinguishable (ovary/testis) at the 5th week of gestation. Differentiation along either line is from around the 6th to ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Orgasm: I suggest you make an appointment with a Psychologist. He/she will determine what care you need and what other specialist(s) you might also need to se ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
It depends: It may depend on whether the initial experience was pleasant or not.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
FOREVER: The sperm are continually formed. As opposed to the female eggs which are present from birth and continue to be release ever time you ovulate. Thus ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience in Endocrinology
Inappropriate: A young boy may also stop growing and have weight gain, and feminize
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Very unlikely: Any further linear growth potential after age 16 in postpubertal girl is minimal, less than 1/2 in.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Online: There are pictures on line of this transition. If you are serious about this then you can discuss this with the programs that do this and they will h ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Need mor information: Depends upon your your hormone levels. Have you had your chromosomes checked? Might you have klinfelter's? Prognosis for improed pubertal development ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Male Sexuality: In america a surgeon would have sent a patient home with instructions about this situation. I am not sure the medical culture about this in india. Bu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Qualified: I'm going to qualify the question by changing the content by saying can male fertility return after stopping male hormones such as Anabolic steroids i ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Medications?: You may be a candidate for hormone replacement therapy. This should be very seriously considered and discussed with your gyn. All risk factors shoul ... Read More

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