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Androgen insensitiv: It is now called androgen insensitivity syndrome. It occurs when a genetic male (x/y) is insensitive to androgens. In extreme insensitivity, the child looks like a normal girl, until lack of menstruation at puberty. Then it is discovered that there is no uterus, and abdominal (undescended) testicles, which need to be removed. ...Read more
Essentials: First see your doctor and she/he will examine you, order labs, and most likely refer you to the appropriate surgeon if they think you need facial surgery. ...Read more
I have been looking at facial feminization surgery and I was wondering what monthly payments would amount to?
Varies: Health care is a service, not a commodity. Your needs will be different than the next patient's. Your treatment will therefore be at a cost that is individualized to your needs. Charges vary from office to office. As with any type of health care treatment you must see a Doctor for examination, diagnosis, treatment plan, cost, and fee schedule. ...Read more
Not necessary...: To see a specialist in facial feminization. You need a complete evaluation of the relation of your facial structures, including your occlusion (how your teeth fit together) as well as the prominence of other areas of the face--some who think their chins are too big actually have underdevelopment of other areas of the face. Your best bet is a plastic surgeon with experience with these deformities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anyone refer me to a good plastic surgeon with experience in chin reduction/facial feminization?
What is the best hormone pill and anti androgen pill to fasten your feminization? What milligrams?
Trans*-Competent Doc: You really don't want solid medical advice here tailored to YOU. To find vetted trans-competent surgeons try the doc referral service of the World Professional Association for Tansgender Health (WPATH) http://bit.Ly/wbprqt Familiarize yourself with the current WPATH Standards of Care: http://bit.Ly/nwkqv5. Read about medical standards of care at UCSF Center for Excellence for Transgender Health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im on the hrt. I am taking aldactone (spironolactone) 25mg, diane 35 and micropil. Adding dose of aldactone (spironolactone) can faster my feminization?
Transgendered Care: I wish i knew where you were and what doses you are on. Your treatment is very different than what I am used to in the United States. Aldactone is being used as a testosterone blocker. It is not very powerful, but drugs like it are always part of the regimen when one is transitioning gender. ...Read more
Could be: I'm not sure exactly what you mean. Are you referring to your sex life with your husband? In a general sense it is psychologically healthy and common. But if you are uncomfortable with it, there might be something to look at in your sex life together. If you need more specific answers please feel free to ask again here or seek help from a therapist. Best wishes. ...Read more
Anemia causes: I am not sure what the question is. Are you asking about the cause for his anemia? If so this should not be related to the diabetes. He would need to have a work up to determine the cause for the anemia and to rule out other causes of anemia such a bleeding from the gastrointestinal system. Hope this helps. ...Read more