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A 17-year-old female asked:

I'm a 17y/o female and i want to transfer to male. am i able to get a testosterone prescription without parent consent?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Doubt it: Any minor usually requires parental supervision & consent for medical in most states. Some allow treatment for STD's or birth control as an exemption.Those who leave home & are emancipated by a court action can make their own decisions. Some states are considering changes to issues involving gender, but these would be a local state issue.
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Possibly: in Kansas, generally an individual less than 18 years of age is considered to be a minor. However, under certain circumstances, a minor may be permitted to consent to his or her own medical care and treatment. Summary of Minor Consent in Kansas -MMIC Groupwww.mmicgroup.com In KS mental health treatment can be consented for at age 14 So testosterone might be possible-but more to it than just med

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