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male to female hormones before and after

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: We all make male and female hormones. How they manifest depends on genetics ( y chromosome ) and the balance between the two.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Getting older: May lose male hormones but unlikely to develop male hormones. If men are young and with low hormones, testosterone addition may be required.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Their levels: Both males and females make estrogen and testosterone. Females make much more estrogen leading to female physical characteristics ( breast developmen ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
go to Doctor: The transition from male to female needs to be done under the careful supervision of a doctor specializing in transgender medicine. Do not use home ma ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Stick with doctor...: Managing transgender requires a solid dedication of patient and doctor with a close followup & monitoring on a lifelong basis. For M to F transgen ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Both but: All of these hormones are produced by men and women. Estrone, Estradiol and Progesterone primarily female hormones. Androstenedione has androgenic (ma ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need to see a dr -: If you feel this way, you will probably need to start with a psychiatrist to do a thorough evaluation and help ensure that hormones or surgical treatm ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Estrogen mostly: Fat changes androgens to weak estrogen. Aromatization is the process. Estrogen can then increase the fat levels, more leads to more, so to speak.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
YES IT DOES: Answer is yes, it does convert in to estrogen by Aramatase an enzyme and that can cause abdominal obesity and breast development.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience in Urology
It's a Mystery: One of my greatest frustrations in caring for patients is dealing with insurance coverages.Not only are their discrepancies between sexes but every ye ... Read More
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