Sex Reassignment Therapy and Prescription Drugs

There are two main reasons why people in society get a sex reassignment surgery. First, some infants are born with intersex abnormalities. These infants are then assigned to one sex or the other. Second, adults, both men and women, will occasionally feel that they are physically the opposite sex of what they are feeling emotionally. This conflict is so overpowering that they are willing to surgically transform themselves. Gender reassignment usually consists of a diagnostic phase, hormonal therapy, a real-life experience, and then the gender reassignment surgery itself. There is female-to-male (FTM) and male-to-female (MTF) reassignment surgery.


Hormone replacement therapy is done before and after both FTM and MTF reassignment surgeries. Hormones can’t change what is already developed from the naturally occurring sexuality. However, the purpose ...

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