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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.

Transfeminine bottom surgery results

The final results of transfeminine bottom surgery can help alleviate the feelings of gender dysphoria that some individuals may experience.

Over time, the new vagina will settle into position and the scar lines will improve, although they'll never disappear completely. There are trade-offs, but most transwomen feel these are small compared to the large improvement in their quality of life and the ability to look and feel like a woman.

The prostate gland is not removed from your body during the procedure. Although the amount of prostate growth as a result of estrogen therapy is small, the risk of developing prostate cancer is not zero. Careful monitoring of prostate health through exam is essential to your long-term health.

When you go home, if you experience shortness of breath, chest pains, or unusual heartbeats, seek medical attention immediately. Should any of these complications occur, you may require hospitalization and additional treatment.

The practice of medicine and surgery is not an exact science. Although good results are expected, there is no guarantee. In some situations, it may not be possible to achieve optimal results with a single surgical procedure and another surgery may be necessary.

Following your physician's instructions is key to the success of your surgery. It is important that the surgical incisions are not subjected to excessive force, abrasion, or motion during the time of healing. Your doctor will give you specific instructions on how to care for yourself.



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