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I am thinking of having a sex change. how do i discuss this with my family?

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Dr. Joseph Mele
Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Sex Change: Sexual reassignment surgery is something that requires a lot of thought and counseling. It helps tremendously if you have a good support network of friends, family, and professionals for the mental, hormonal and physical challenges involved. Learn as much as you can beforehand. How to discuss this with your family depends on your situation. Asking a professional who knows more about you may help.
Dr. Ralph Rosato
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Gender change: The center where you are having the surgery should have staff to help you with this. If they do not have someone to help you may be in the wrong center.

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