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A 25-year-old female asked:

Hello i'm a female transitions to a male. i'm wanting to start the testosterone shots and i'm not sure where to start. ?

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: See urologist or Doc with special interest in handling sex orientation /transition so to figure and confirm what are your underlying mental and physical background for your FTM transition so to tailor the counseling and executing of what and how to help you with better safety and outcome. For such a long-long proceeding, you should handle it carefully as suggested above, not just getting T-shots.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Complicated: This a complicated process that needs to be coordinated by a team of doctors consisting of the plastic surgeon, your endocrinologist, psychologist and ultimately your primary care physician. The physician coordinating the team will be the one with the answer.
Dr. David Masiello
Hematology and Oncology 18 years experience
See A dcotor: There are specialist physicians all over the country who can help you with this transition. Ask your doctor to make a referral for you or make an appointment directly.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Seek specialist care: You need to find someone who specializes in transgender care. Phillip Ryan MD, is an endocrinologist in Martinsburg, WV who does participate in transgender care. His address is 2000 Foundation Way #3100 Martinsburg, WV 25401 office phone: 304.260.1436 . Best of luck.

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