Collage by Michelle Thompson. Recommendations on finding them are forthcoming. Not all transgender people transition, and transitions look different for all kinds of people.
Skip navigation! Story from Trans America. Estrogen is an important part of many transgender women's transition process.
Transgender hormone therapy of the male-to-female MTF type, also known as feminizing hormone therapyis hormone therapy and sex reassignment therapy to change the secondary sexual characteristics of transgender people from masculine or androgynous to feminine. Some intersex people also take this form of therapy, according to their personal needs and preferences. The purpose of the therapy is to cause the development of the secondary sex characteristics of the desired sexsuch as breasts and a feminine pattern of hairfatand muscle distribution.
Breasts, thighs, legs, skin! Just like a chicken having its wings clipped, the same can be said about my masculinity. Been there, done that and life is sooooo much better now.
A year-old male-to-female MtF transgender patient presented with a symptomatic tender lump in the left breast. There was no family history of breast cancer. The tumour was completely excised following a left wide local excision and sentinel lymph node biopsy.
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Gynecomastia also spelled Gynaecomastia is an endocrine system disorder in which a noncancerous increase in the size of male breast tissue occurs. The development of gynecomastia is usually associated with benign pubertal changes. The condition commonly resolves on its own and conservative management of gynecomastia is often all that is necessary.
Every morning I take spironolactone, a blood pressure pill, not for my blood pressure normal but for my endocrine system destroying my life with a testosterone flood. What does that mean, exactly? Think of a blood vessel as a garden hose: when you put a thumb over the nozzle, water builds up and pressure increases.
In transgender men, or trans masculine people FTMthe most common medication used for transition is testosterone. Administration of testosterone via transdermal, intramuscular, subcutaneous, or oral routes lowers serum estradiol levels, raises serum testosterone levels, and results in the development of typical male secondary sex characteristics. Irreversible changes include: deepening of the voice, increase in facial and body hair growth, clitoral enlargement clitoromegalyand thickened facial bone structure.