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Feminizing Hormone Replacement Therapy guide for the MtF transgender patient

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a medical treatment for the transgender, transsexual or non-binary gender patients with a diagnosis of gender dysphoria. It is prescribed by the GP or by the specialist physician who is attending the patient with the aim of minimizing the secondary sexual characteristics which are typical to their gender assigned at

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Female to Male Top Surgery: Chest Reconstruction

Male chest reconstruction is one of the top surgeries for female-to-male sex reassignment. The procedures involve masculinization of the chest by removing the breast tissue and resizing or reshaping the areola and nipples. This method removes the subcutaneous tissue from the inside of the breast along with excess skin. Surgery Options Double incision Inverted-T Keyhole

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FTM Masculinization Procedures: Body Contouring for Transgenders

Body masculinization involves a series of surgeries that transforms your feminine curves into a masculine physique. Though surgery alone may not give you your desired outcomes, it will transform your body to a spectacular amount. The prominent areas that differ a male from a female body are the buttocks, chest and hips. Body contouring does

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FTM Masculinization Procedures: Hair Grafting in transgenders

Hair grafting or hair transplant for trans-men is a challenging procedure among the top surgeries which gives a satisfactory result in the appearance. It is usually done to add masculinity by changing the hairline or allowing facial hair. This procedure is done through follicular unit extraction (FUE) and follicular unit grafting (FUG). It involves transplant

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FtM Bottom Surgery: phalloplasty

Phalloplasty is a broad medical term that could indicate many different surgical procedures; it could be a plastic or reconstructive surgery in the case of defects or trauma to the penis of cisgender male patients, or it could be an aesthetic procedure when the goal of surgery is improving some characteristics of the penis in

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FtM Bottom Surgery: metoidioplasty

The metoidioplasty, also known as metaoidioplasty or meta, is a plastic and reconstructive surgery for female to male (FtM) sex reassignment. It is also referred to as bottom surgery and is one of the two available options for gender reassignment in the FtM transgender patient and for the creation of a neo-penis, the other being

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Scrotoplasty: scrotal reconstruction surgery in FtM transgender

Scrotoplasty is a broad term indicating any plastic or reconstructive surgery on the scrotum; it can be performed to repair defects or damages suffered to the scrotum or could be aimed towards complete scrotal reconstruction as in the case of transmen as one of the gender reassignment procedures. Scrotoplasty is also used to indicate aesthetic

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FtM Top Surgery: Subcutaneous bilateral mastectomy for transgenders

The double subcutaneous mastectomy, also known as top surgery or chest reconstruction, is one of the main steps in female to male (FtM) gender transition. Transmen often consider it the most important surgery and the first one they undergo as it lets them live their own gender identity without the ambiguity caused by the shape

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Hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy: surgical removal of the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries in FtM transgender patients

The hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy is a type of surgery where the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries are excised from the patient. In general, the indication for this type of surgery or for a partial surgery may vary from the treatment of gynecologic neoplasia, fibromas, to endometriosis, to uterine prolapse. Hysterectomy alone is a common surgery and the

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