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A 46-year-old member asked:

I'm thinking about getting a sex change. what are the first steps?

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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatric Pulmonology 22 years experience
Not here: Here is not the place for such a major discussion. Please see appropriate groups and doctors. You may want to start with your personal doctor, if you have one. Else consult LGTB groups in your area or online.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the steps to getting a sex change?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Very first step: The very first step prior to proceeding with sex change treatment is intense psycho emotional counseling. Once the surgical procedure has been performed it's very difficult to reverse or even impossible.
A 35-year-old member asked:

At what age can you get a sex change?

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Dr. Louis Mes
Plastic Surgery 57 years experience
Professional help.: Sexual re-assigngment is a very complex endeavor and has to be dealt with in the context of a clinic which involves the services of multiple specialties. Having said that, there is no specific age limit, but the older the patient, the more difficult it becomes to transition effectively and to become "passable". Get professional help from very experienced practitioners.

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