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Describe gender reassignment surgery male to female?

Describe gender reassignment surgery male to female?

Gender reassignment: The surgical procedures by which a person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that of the other sex. ...Read more

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What is the procedure to a sexual reassignment surgery?

What is the procedure to a sexual reassignment surgery?

Complicated: This is a very complicated topic to even start covering here. ...Read more

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What is gender change surgery male to female?

What is gender change surgery male to female?

Techniques vary: The urethra is dissected out of the penis and relocated. The glans penis becomes the clitoris to allow for orgasmic response; scrotal tissue is used to construct the labia and a "neo-vagina" is created. There are several extraordinary us surgeons who do this surgery routinely - and the results are astonishingly good! Facial feminization surgery is a subspecialty of plastic surgery. Google wpath. ...Read more

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How hard is gender change surgery female to male?

How hard is gender change surgery female to male?

F to M surgery: After starting testosterone, most FTM individuals experience deepening of the voice, increased hair growth, clitoral enlargement. "top" surgery (breast reduction) is the most common surgery done - and results are excellent. Genital surgery is now possible. A penis can be constructed using grafted skin, the labia can house a testicular implant and a pump for the penile implant to enable erections. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get gender transformation surgery?

Is it safe to get gender transformation surgery?

No: Any surgery is dangerous! The benefits must clearly outweigh the risks in your eyes before you should consider having it. ...Read more

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I've been taking female hormones how do I go about getting sex reassignment surgery?

I've been taking female hormones how do I go about getting sex reassignment surgery?

Experienced surgeon: I am hoping you have been taking female hormones with the supervision of a medical doctor, preferably an endocrinologist who specializes in gender reassignment hormone therapy. Such a specialist may help guide you to a surgeon that is experienced in gender reassignment surgeries. Also you could search online and make sure the chosen surgeon has a lot of experience and has done many such surgeries ...Read more

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Does anyone in the midwest do sexual reassignment surgery? I am an FTM in the Kansas city metro area and I was wondering if there are any doctors that do top surgery and if so, does insurance cover the surgery?

Does anyone in the midwest do sexual reassignment surgery? I am an FTM in the Kansas city metro area and I was wondering if there are any doctors that do top surgery and if so, does insurance cover the surgery?

The: The majority of gender reassignment surgeries are performed in private facilities outside of the United States. Here are some doctor who perform “top” surgery for female-to-male:
michael brownstein, md
san francisco, california, 415.625.3230, www. Brownsteinmd. Com
charles garramone, md,
sunrise, florida, 954.752.7842, www. Drgarramone. Com
perry johnson, md,
village pointe aesthetic surgery, omaha, nebraska, 402.596.4000, www. Lookingyourbest. Com
toby meltzer, md
scottsdale, arizona, 480.657.7006, www. Tmeltzer. Com
peter raphael, md
american institute for plastic surgery, plano, texas, 972.543.2477, www. Ai4ps. Com
I would be very doubtful that this would be covered by insurance. Normally, you need to have been through therapy and have been psychologically evaluated before consideration is given for sex reassignment surgery. ...Read more

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Is surgery used to treat gender identity disorder?

Is surgery used to treat gender identity disorder?

Yes: Treatment for gender identity disorder may include hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery, but much more is involved. There needs to be extensive psychiatric evaluation first, as well as much discussion and talk therapy. However, gender identity issues may persist even after hormone therapy and surgery. Depression and anxiety are very common components too. ...Read more

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How do sexual reassignment surgeries work?

How do sexual reassignment surgeries work?

Too complicated: This is a very complicated matter to analyze here ...Read more

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Am outside the u.s so if I want to have surgery wat can I do?

Am outside the u.s so if I want to have surgery wat can I do?

Consult a surgeon!: The US does not have a monopoly on surgeons. There are qualified surgeons everywhere in the world. Just as I would advise in the US, do a bit of research to try to find the best hospital in the area and a surgeon with good credentials. You may also want to get a second opinion.
One thing you will find is that surgery outside the US is probably much more affordable! ...Read more

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In your 30's 40's and 50's, what are the chances of needing any kind of surgery?

In your 30's 40's and 50's, what are the chances of needing any kind of surgery?

Not rare: I can't give you a percentage, but if you consider all the variety of procedures possible, from oral extractions to skin lesions to orthopoedic repairs to simple hernias to the complex GI procedure to cardiothoracic procedures, there's a good chance something will be needed, and I'm not even including colonoscopy and other endoscopic procedures. Good luck. ...Read more

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How are the holes made in the abdomen for robotic prostectomy surgery, by the robotic machine or by the doctor using s scalpel?

How are the holes made in the abdomen for robotic prostectomy surgery, by the robotic machine or by the doctor using s scalpel?

Scalpel: The approximately 1/2 inch incisions for robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP) are made by scalpel. The "holes" into the abdomen are created by manually inserting sharp-tipped trocars through the incisions. The DaVinci Robot is a set of articulating arms that hold and handle the various instruments passed through the trocars and controlled by the surgeon who sits at a console ...Read more

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Should intraduct papilloma s always be removed by surgery even at age 84?

Some are a concern: Certain ones are considered premalignant, and need to be removed to biopsy. If you are not sure, go for another opinion. ...Read more

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I had rk surgery in the 80, s and now need catarac surgery how will that go?

I had rk surgery in the 80, s and now need catarac surgery how will that go?

ORA: You may want to ask your surgeon about the ora (intraoperative aberrometer) which allows for intraoperative measurements for the implant after the cataract is removed. This may help to confirm the iol power, especially beneficial in patients with previous refractive surgery. ...Read more

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My granmother had a surgery 3 weeks ago her blood examinations are HB : 7.3 gm/dL HB : 46 % P.C.V : 25% E.S.R: 110 mm/hr. Is this bad?

My granmother had a surgery 3 weeks ago her blood examinations are HB : 7.3 gm/dL HB : 46 % P.C.V : 25% E.S.R: 110 mm/hr. Is this bad?

Seek attention: The ESR being high is normal after surgery to a certain degree. Your grandmother needs to see her doctor to determine if she is having effects from a low hb, what her normal is, and to evaluate to see if a transfusion is needed. If she has no other symptoms than it may be normal for her. Seek physician attention ...Read more

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How dangerous is it for someone who just had surgery within the last 24 hours to have their oxygen level staying down in the 70's and low 80's?

How dangerous is it for someone who just had surgery within the last 24 hours to have their oxygen level staying down in the 70's and low 80's?

Go to ER: It is NOT normal for anybody regardless of having surgery or not to have oxygen saturation in their blood that low. You need to go to the ER right away for proper evaluation and treatment. It could be dangerous life threatening condition so do not ignore it and GO ...Read more

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Should I get surgery for tmj? The pain has gotten worse lately, but it’s still not usually too terrible. I’ve heard that sometimes surgery can cause worse problems than the tmj.

Should I get surgery for tmj? The pain has gotten worse lately, but it’s still not usually too terrible. I’ve heard that sometimes surgery can cause worse problems than the tmj.

It depends: There are many factors to consider. Surgery for TMJ is extremely aggressive and invasive. I would exhaust other treatment options like an oral appliance to adjust jaw position or Botox injections to relive discomfort. Be certain you are seeing a prosthodontists and/or oral surgeon to explain your specific treatment options. ...Read more

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How popular in the u.S. Is labiaplasty and vaginoplasty surgery?

How popular in the u.S. Is labiaplasty and vaginoplasty surgery?

Labiaplasty: Labiaplasty, or cosmetic gynecology, is the fastest growing segment of cosmetic surgery in the U.S. The vast majority of women presenting for consideration of labiaplasty have normal genitalia. However, most women complain of discomfort with activities such as sports, bike riding, or during intercourse. Also, many do not like the appearance in certain clothes such as swimsuits, etc. ...Read more

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