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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
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
Can anyone refer me to a good plastic surgeon with experience in chin reduction/facial feminization?
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
No way to know: Other than an in vitro fertilization, there is no way to make sure that you will have a boy or a girl baby. Each baby gets chromosomes from the mother and the father. The mother has 2 x's and the dad has an x and a y. If they combine to make xx, you will have a girl. If they combine to make xy, you will have a boy. It really depends on which type of chromosome comes from the father. ...Read more
You get what you get: Urban myth may have you believe you can pre-select your offspring but that is bogus.If you go the test tube baby route you might be able to pretest an embryo & have it implanted, but that is tedious & expensive.You get pregnant & get whatever the successful sperm has made.(the sperm determines the sex)you have the same chance for boy or girl any pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: There is no correct height. Most of height is determined by genetics and there is no way to change that. Environmental effects like poor nutrition and use of certain meds. Or severe illness can stunt growth. Some endocrine conditions can also have negative impact on height. If there is any concern a review of growth charts, family history, medical history of patient should be undertaken. ...Read more
Positive: Hunting with an adult has many positive effects, from learning gun safety, to learning patience and how to follow instructions. It is a good way for a youngster to bond with an adult. ...Read more
None short of lab: There are several "methods"proposed by a variety of sources that include timing or rituals but none work. If you want to spend big at a fertility center they can harvest eggs, fertilize in the lab, test ; select a male embryo for implantation. This has no guarantee of success. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer