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I wanted to transition many times in my life, but was afraid to and felt it was an impossible life change to make for many reasons.
I convinced myself that I was to live out my life as a male repressing my feelings until I hit 50." I have been crossdressing for years and have only started on hormones within the last month.
While some trans women may choose to undergo Sexual Reassignment Surgery (SRS), others may find that Hormone Replacement Therapy is sufficient.
Transitioning, regardless of what it entails, is a long, expensive, and risky process that can lead to rewarding results!
If you cannot provide the complete documents 2 months prior to your scheduled surgery date you may be required to see 1 or 2 Psychiatrists in Thailand to confirm your eligibility for SRS. Patients must complete a health check up within three months prior to SRS.
Patients must also be confirmed by a private physician to be free from serious medical diseases and must pass the following blood tests: Patients must discontinue hormone treatment at least fourteen days prior to surgery.
Other terms for SRS include sex reconstruction surgery, gender confirmation surgery, and more clinical terms, such as feminizing genitoplasty or penectomy, orchidectomy and vaginoplasty are used medically for trans women, with masculinizing genitoplasty often similarly used for trans men.
People who pursue sex reassignment surgery are usually referred to as transsexual; "trans" - across, through, change; "sexual" - pertaining to the sexual characteristics (not sexual actions) of a person.
Further surgery in the form of a labiaplasty may be necessary as a follow-up procedure to enhance the appearance of the outer vulva once the tissues, nerve endings, and blood supply have recovered from the original male to female surgery.
After the procedure, the patient must maintain vaginal dilation with medical graduated dilators, dildos, or similar substitutes.
Oral antiandrogens can be halted three days before surgery (four weeks if injectables).