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Male To Female Surgery Cost
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
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
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
Sorry that was a mistake I've never had female to male surgery. Can you tell me if I should cease my physical activities or not?
?question: Please re-ask the question as when you re-posted it, new doctors were unaware of your previous post. Be specific, and someone may be able to help you. ...Read more
Procedure: The process of male to female sex reassignment surgery is more involved than simply creating a "vaginal hole." there are several plastic surgery centers in the us which do the procedure, and it is growing in other countries as well. You can google for info. http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/pa-st/sex-reassignment-surgery.html. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Prosthesis: Most commonly, f to m gender reassignment surgery is performed using a flap of tissue (often radial forearm free flap) to build a penis. But this does not become erect without some help. A penile prosthesis (inflatable or malleable) can be surgically implanted inside the newly constructed penis, so it can be a functional erection. ...Read more
Yes Drs. can: Surgery is very complex & can be performed by a number of different techniques. Probably most successful is graft from the forearm. Other techniques include graft formed of chest or leg, or flaps from abdominal wall. Skin flaps remain attached to their original blood supply as first of 2-stage procedure & separated from original "donor" site as 2nd. stage. ...Read more
Im a male and want female like breast how can I achieve it without surgery and what's the risk of taking pills
Does transgender (female to male) and has surgery to remove the breasts and lymph nodes reduce the risk of breast cancer?
Probably: In general, transgender surgery does not remove your lymph nodes... Just the breasts. A cosmetic, non-cancer, operation for the breasts can occasionally leave some breast tissue. This may leave you with some risk of breast cancer, but this is probably much less than 5%. Everything still depends on your underlying risk of breast cancer, which may depend on your family history and other factors.. ...Read more
If a transgender (female to male) had surgery to remove the breasts and lymph nodes, would this reduce the risk of breast cancer?
The male who transformation to female can easily have vagina , Ova, and can be pregnant !! From where u bring the womb? Also how the surgery done!?
Male Sexuality: In america a surgeon would have sent a patient home with instructions about this situation. I am not sure the medical culture about this in india. But, in general i would say within a day or two of surgery as long as this does not increase your pain. If you are still having post-op pain then i would use pain levels as your guide on when to resume normal activities. ...Read more
Depends: If your bmi is more than 40 and you have medical problems that are attributable to obesity like diabetes or heart disease or sleep apnea and you have failed medically supervised weight loss, go to a weight loss seminar and set up an appointment to talk to a bariatric surgeon to discuss options. Good luck and stay healthy. ...Read more
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