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Breast Implant Risks

In addition to the risks of anesthesia and surgery in general, there are complications that may result from any surgical procedure that places a foreign object (including a breast implant) in the body. It is not known how frequently the following occur, but the frequency is dependent on both patient and surgical factors. General Surgical Risks Hematoma is a collection of …

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Typical Results of Male to Female Hormonal Therapy

Typical Results of Male to Female Hormonal Therapy

While the individual’s response to feminizing therapy will vary, we have observed several key changes that appear for the majority of transgender women in addition to the general estrogenic effects related. Breasts For the transgender woman, breast development will vary greatly, as it does with the genetic female population. However, breast development will typically be less than what is experienced …

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Hormones

Herbal Hormones

Phytoestrogens, sometimes referred as natural or herbal hormones, are naturally occurring substances extracted from plants. Their molecules look a lot like estrogens that normally are produced in a woman’s body. But they also resemble some anti-estrogens, like the breast-cancer drug tamoxifen. With an interest developed through advertising and word of mouth, many transgender individuals have experimented with a variety of …

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Gay Couple

Am I Gay?

Figuring out if and how to label your sexual orientation may be a confusing and complicated process, especially when a close friend is involved. Considering that it’s entirely a personal decision, the only person who can truly answer your question “Am I gay?” is you. Regardless of whether you’re sexually attracted to your friend or not, it seems clear that …

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Chemical Peel

Chemical Peel

Chemical peel is helpful for those individuals with facial blemishes and wrinkles, along with mild scarring and uneven skin pigmentation, which may have resulted from electrolysis. A peel is performed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who uses a chemical solution to smooth the texture of the facial skin by removing its damaged outer layers.  Most peels are performed on …

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