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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
Generally, yes.: Scrotal ultrasounds (us) are very sensitive for determining the presence of testicular masses, cysts, and relatively sensitive for detecting infection. Doppler studies done by us are very good at determining blood flow and evaluating torsion. Though us can make a diagnosis of tumor, it usually cannot reliably predict the type of cancer. The experience of the technician also makes a difference. ...Read more
Personal Decision: A testicular prosthesis is an implant used to replace a removed or missing testicle. Physically, it does not affect the body or the function either way. Psychologically and emotionally, some men feel better or more "normal" with the prosthesis. Some men are also concerned about not looking "normal" to their partners or others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: The pain could be radiating from the back , but can also be something with torsion in the area of the testicle and be a medical emergency. ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: Most of the healing will occur within the first 10-14 days with complete healing generally 3-4 weeks. ...Read more
Urologist: Yes, see a urologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Here it is...: an altered anatomical/physiological state deviating from its supposedly normal range leading to affecting the general/specific well-being tightly related with the organ; likewise, that is applicable to testes, that is, testicular disorders, which could be inborn or acquired. ...Read more
Many possible causes: The testicles can atrophy for any number of reasons. Hormonal causes include underproduction or impaired response to androgenic hormones & antiandrogenic medications. Vascular problems such as testicular torsion or varicocele can lead to atrophy. Severe infections of the testis, such as mumps virus or bacterial infections such as epididymo-orchitis can lead to atrophic scarring. ...Read more