Hormone replacement therapy HRT is closely associated with the healthcare of transgender people. Dr Sandy O'Sullivan, from Brisbane, is a lesbian. It's been a year of major boosts in visibility for the transgender community — from comprehensive profiles in major news outlets, such as the recent tale of Kricket Nimmons in The New York Timesto Jeffrey Tambor's Emmy-winning character in Transparent and the Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on transgendered soldiers serving openly in the military.
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Surgery can be mentally as well as physically challenging. A bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, or BSO, involves the removal of the right and left fallopian tubes and ovaries. Following gender-affirming surgery, most people need to stay in the hospital for at least a couple of days. After a period of recovery, a person can have a penile implant.
What to know about female-to-male surgery. Oxford University Press. Doctors consider taking skin from the forearm to be the best option in penile construction. Society and culture. Breast augmentation is the enlargement of the breasts.
Because of the risk of vaginal stenosis the narrowing or loss of flexibility of the vagina  any current technique of vaginoplasty requires some long-term maintenance of volume by the patient using a vaginal expander  or vaginal dilation using graduated dilators to keep the vagina open.
NBC News. Here, learn more about what a mastectomy involves…. He further notes that transgender women and their male sexual partners have to be advised about vaginal intercourse, since the newly created vagina is physiologically different than a biological vagina.
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