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Transfeminine Bottom Surgery

Male-to-Female

The goal of transfeminine bottom surgery is to transform the male genitalia and reconstruct it into that of a female. Transfeminine bottom surgery is typically performed as a single stage procedure.

How should I prepare for transfeminine bottom surgery?

In preparing for transfeminine bottom surgery, you may be asked to:

  • Get lab testing or a medical evaluation
  • Provide two letters of recommendation from two therapists
  • Take certain medications or adjust your current medications
  • Stop smoking
  • Avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements as they can increase bleeding

Transfeminine bottom surgery is typically performed in a hospital setting, and will likely use general anesthesia. Some follow-up procedures may be performed on an outpatient basis, and local anesthesia with sedation may be used. These decisions will be based on the requirements of your specific procedure and in consideration of your preferences and your doctor’s best judgment.



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