Retrieved 15 August The Sun. Jennifer Oates does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Israel March Nearly two years after beginning my therapy and hormone replacement therapy, I was ready for my gender reassignment surgery at J Sex Med. Androgens and antiandrogens.
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I was nervous going into it, but they put me under and I woke up later in the recovery room. Hormone Research in Paediatrics. It may, however, be eliminated nearly permanently with laser hair removal , or permanently with electrolysis. Meyler's Side Effects of Cardiovascular Drugs.
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Though the role of progestogens in visible breast development is uncertain, progestogens are essential for lobuloalveolar maturation of the mammary glands,  and hence are required for any transgender woman who wishes to lactate or breastfeed. I was at a place where I knew that if I didn't transition, I wouldn't live to see my kids graduate from high school. David Castillo. The pelvis retains some masculine characteristics, but the end result of HRT is wider hips than a cisgender man and closer to those of a cisgender woman. They also alter how you feel and think, and for me, that was more important than the physical stuff. Estrogens may increase the risk of gallbladder disease , especially in older and obese people. Further information:
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