The latter situation prevents a fair comparison with epidemiological data in the general population. Breast fibroadenomas in M2F receiving hormonal treatment have been observed. Factors such as increase in discrimination, harassment, and violence may contribute to negative mental health outcomes.
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For more information on Puberty Blockers please visit our library here. Sex refers to the parts we were born with; boys, we assume, have a penis, while girls come equipped with a vagina. Surgical transition. Long-Term Care After Vaginoplasty.
Forty percent of trans men who undergo genital reconstructive surgeries experience complications including problems with urinary function, infection and fistulas [sources: HarrisonWPATH ]. In my childlike thinking, if I could only be a girl, then I would be accepted and affirmed by the adults in my life.
Oral contraceptives treat acne by decreasing the amounts of certain natural substances that can cause acne.
Take your oral contraceptive at the same time every day. Male-to-female candidates begin by taking testosterone-blocking agents or anti-androgens along with female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone. The effect of this is that over a period of weeks, gonadal androgen production is greatly reduced.
While some of the metabolites e. It is much less effective as an antiandrogen than cyproterone or flutamide, but can find use in patients who have hypertension or severe fluid retention, either pre-existing or as a result of hormone treatment. Erickson-Schroth L, ed.
Open in new tab. These include:. Spironolactone up to mg twice daily, if tolerated , a diuretic with antiandrogenic properties, has similar effects. Monitoring is important as gender-affirming hormone therapy has the same risks associated with hormone replacement therapy in biological males and females.
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