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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