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When a female gets a sex change, where do they get enough skin to make the penis?

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Dr. Robert Schnarrs
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Transgender: The way they build the penis is done several ways the one my partner does is forearm tissue expander for 6-8 weeks you will be expanded then he will harvest that skin along with urology you will then have the result you need.
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Tummy, wrist, etc: There are a variety of possible donor sites but the two most common are the abdomen which can be supplemented with the use of a tissue expander. However another popular option is the use of forearm skin which is transplanted to the genital area using micro vascular techniques.

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Last updated Jan 8, 2016

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