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When I have my sex change, what are the chances that it will be a fully functional vagina?

When I have my sex change, what are the chances that it will be a fully functional vagina?

Good: Discuss in detail with your surgeon so that you know exactly what you think is true. Remember it is not a real vagina. ...Read more

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What drug does sex change females take to grow facial hair?

What drug does sex change females take to grow facial hair?

Testosterone: Testosterone is typically taken. Female to make patients can also have their facial hair augmented thru hair transplantation. ...Read more

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After having a full sex change, is hormone therapy optional?

After having a full sex change, is hormone therapy optional?

Not 4 optimal result: If you are going through the sex change surgery, why stop short of hormones? This will help to improve the overall outcome of the transformation. Although it carries risks that should be discussed with your endocrinologist, you would benefit from many of the secondary sexual characteristics that may not be improved with surgery alone. ...Read more

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How much does a male to female sex change cost?

How much does a male to female sex change cost?

Varies: There are several surgeries that would be needed to complete gender reassignment. Each of these would have their own separate procedure fee. ...Read more

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Can one still have children after a sex change?

Can one still have children after a sex change?

No: If children are important, do that first. Sex change surgery destroys the reproductive organs or removes access to them. If you're contemplating these issues and you're not in a support group with psychologists/psychiatrists specializing in gender reassignment, you need to be. No legitimate surgeon would proceed unless you have clearance from your psych specialist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a female to male sex change work?

Can you tell me how a female to male sex change work?

Testosterone in adeq: If T Rx is adequate you will develop deeper voice, body hair with treatment. T works well and facially and a chest with breasts removed make you look like a male. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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Is sex change surgery reversible?

Is sex change surgery reversible?

Depends.: I have worked with the trans community for over 15 years. It is extremely rare to see anyone have sexual reassignment surgery (srs) and change genders "back" again. I have seen it, though. Because srs, facial feminization surgery for MTF individuals, or "top" surgery for FTM folks are all such expensive and involved surgeries, we make every effort to make sure that patients are 100% certain. ...Read more

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Can sex change my menstrual cycles?

Can sex change my menstrual cycles?

Not unless pregnant: Sex will not usually change your cycles unless associated with significant weight loss, stress, or pregnancy. Get a test to ensure that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Should you get a sex change surgery?

Complex surgery: This is a complex reconstructive surgical procedure and involves prolonged psychological preparation and adjustment. ...Read more

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Can I have a sex change surgery to reverse it?

Can I have a sex change surgery to reverse it?

Possible but diffic.: This will depend on the techniques used and in some cases itwill be nearly impossible to recinstruct a penis once it has been removed. The reconstruction will likely be a facsimile with a skin tube essentially substituting for erectile tissue. Once a vagina is obliterated, it will be very difficult to maintain the cavity that was once there. In short consider it nearly irreversible. ...Read more

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What can I expect from the MTF sex change surgery?

What can I expect from the MTF sex change surgery?

Sex change: I see patients requesting sex change but only after referral from a Psychologist. Both the Psychologist and I (at separate times and dates) see our patients regularly and the joy in the patients is wonderful

It will take a while to get ready for surgical correction and the surgery will most likely not be done all at once. ...Read more

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What can I expect from the FTM sex change surgery?

What can I expect from the FTM sex change surgery?

Multiple surgeries: There are a great number of operations available for accomplishing FTM. The two most obvious procedures are: creation of a phallus/scrotum and mastectomy. Numerous other options ranging from hormonal manipulation to surgeries include facial interventions also exist. ...Read more

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Should I get a sex change surgery? Is it reversible?

Talk with someone: There are many emotional, psychological and social issues that go into sex reassignmenet surgery. The best place to start in asking the question about should you consider this surgery is to talk with a psychiatrist about what you are feeling and why you are considering it. ...Read more

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How much does it cost in us for a sex change surgery?

How much does it cost in us for a sex change surgery?

~50-100k: Depends on what is done: face (forehead, nose, eyes, chin, lips, adams apple, hair transplant or removal, etc,), breasts, genitalia, and much much more. This could easily ru upwards of 250, 000 usd. ...Read more

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Asian--which country has the best sex change hospitals?

Asian--which country has the best sex change hospitals?

Thailand: Thailand has some of the best surgical outcomes I have seen but I cannot vouch for the safety or recommend any specific facility. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What steps are involved before deciding to go through sex change surgery?

Full understanding: Of the condition and the steps involved which may be irreversible. Furthermore most gentian surgeons will advise living in the role of the opposite sex for up to 2 years before performing genital procedures. ...Read more

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Do people who have a sex change get a new birth certificate and dl issued?

Yes and no: You will go to the courts and receive a name change as well as drivers lic. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: female to male sex change surgery?

What is the definition or description of: female to male sex change surgery?

FTM: A genetic female may feel that she wants to live as a male. Typically these feelings start around age 4. Usually, the first surgery involved is removing the glandular breast tissue. A much more major surgery involves constructing a penis which is usually done with forearm skin. ...Read more

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How much does a male to female sex change surgery cost if you have no insurance?

How much does a male to female sex change surgery cost if you have no insurance?

Many thousand $s: Vertually never covered by insurance. Needs to be combined with hormonal therapy under medical guidance. Number of men travel to thailand or morocco where surgery is much cheaper. However these places need to be well researched. You certainly can call such enters in the usa and ask them how much they charge plus cost of operating room, recovery & anesthesia. It is very expensive. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a sex change be covered by health insurance if gender identity disorder is proven?

Can a sex change be covered by health insurance if gender identity disorder is proven?

Depends on benefits: This will depend in the unique benefits of each plan. I would contact your plan administrator to ascertain your level of benefit coverage. ...Read more

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Does Sex change after having an ablation? My boyfriend said it does not feel the same.

Does Sex change after having an ablation? My boyfriend said it does not feel the same.

Unrelated: Are you referring to an endometrial ablation? This is where the inside of the uterus - the endometrium - is treated. This would not affect sex. ...Read more