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Doctor insights on: Transsexual Reassignment Surgery Female To Male

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How do they create a vaginal hole in a male to female transgender surgery?

How do they create a vaginal hole in a male to female transgender surgery?

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

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Does transgender (female to male) and has surgery to remove the breasts and lymph nodes reduce the risk of breast cancer?

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

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Would someone who had surgery to transition half of their body be considered transgender?

Would someone who had surgery to transition half of their body be considered transgender?

Certainly, if...: If a person modifies their body surgically to better match their gender identity, they are likely transgender. People who are born female, for example, might have a specific kind of breast reduction ("top surgery") to remove their breasts and appear more masculine. They may not elect to surgically modify their genitals, for various reasons — including cost. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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Is there a surgeon who can perform FTM transgender bottom surgery near Philadelphia?

Is there a surgeon who can perform FTM transgender bottom surgery near Philadelphia?

Apparently, you hit : Pay dirt! Read this article about 3 surgeons in Philadelphia suburbs who perform the surgery you are seeking & have full-service clinics to attend to patients' medical & psychological needs. See http://www.phillymag.com/articles/philadelphia-transgender-capital-world/?all=1 ...Read more

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How much does transgender surgery for hormones and breasts usually cost.

How much does transgender surgery for hormones and breasts usually cost.

May be covered...: Check with your insurance plan to see if transgender surgeries are covered. Many employers provide for trans surgeries and hormone treatment through insurance. Otherwise, breast augmentation may run $10,000; genital surgery around $30,000 for vaginoplasty and much more for transmasculine surgeries — depending on the surgery involved. Hormone management may be provided by your MD. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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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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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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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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Who has pictures of female to male surgery?

Who has pictures of female to male surgery?

Online: There are pictures on line of this transition. If you are serious about this then you can discuss this with the programs that do this and they will have the information and pictures you need. ...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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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?

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

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What is the definition or description of: female to male sex change surgery?

What is the definition or description of: female to male sex change surgery?

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 more

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How much does a male to female sex change surgery cost if you have no insurance?

How much does a male to female sex change surgery cost if you have no insurance?

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

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Is a penis functional with surgery from female to male?

Is a penis functional with surgery from female to male?

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

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For a female to male surgery, can doctors construct a penis?

For a female to male surgery, can doctors construct a penis?

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

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Ftm(female to male)transsexuals, what to do?

Ftm(female to male)transsexuals, what to do?

Info Resources: It sounds like you're seeking info on male-gender-affirming "transition" opt — possibly involving medical procedures. Some great resources include: (a) the organization FTM International (www.ftmi.org); (b) interview w/ trans* activist & current president of the World Professional Assoc for Transgender Health, Dr Jamison Green http://exm.nr/1g0qQmF ; (c) Hudson's FTM Resource Guide (www.ftmguide). ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more