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What major steps does a sex change operation involve?

Q: I am a 21 years old female wishing to go for sex change operation. What major steps does this surgery involve?

A:Sex change operations involve:

  1. The actual surgery - The doctor will create a penis. This doctor may be a gynaecologist, but will usually be a urologist.
  2. The hormonal manipulation - This will be in the form of medicines. The medicines will cause the breasts to remain small and facial hair to appear.
  3. The psychological counselling - All sex change patients require counselling. Change from male to female is easier than female to male. You should consult a senior urologist, and ask lots of questions, before going in for the procedure. Make it a point to discuss sexuality and feasibility of intercourse.

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