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What it’s Really Like to Have Female to Male Gender Reassignment Surgery

Detailing the process and risks of female to male gender reassignment surgery.

Genders are physically assigned at birth but some people believe they are born in the wrong body- thus the sex change. Gender reassignment surgery is a very tedious process. Before anything, a person must determine his/her gender identity. They then undergo social transition, hormonal transition and finally, reassignment surgery.

However, not many transsexuals undergo surgery. First, it is very expensive. Female to male gender reassignment surgery costs up to $100,000. It is more expensive and has lesser success rate than male to female due to the difficulty of creating a functioning male organ. But what happens to their menstrual cycle? How do they urinate? Well, these interesting layman questions will be answered as you read.

Do you ever wonder how female to male gender reassignment surgery works?

The average age for gender reassignment surgery is 29. Why so late? The process of transitioning spans years. Psychotherapy and diagnosis of gender identity disorder or gender dysphoria are needed to be recommended for hormone therapy.

Most transmen undergo top surgery first.

In female to male, testosterone is given to the body to help develop secondary male sex characteristics like facial and body hair. It also causes deepening of the voice, increased sex drive, change in body structure from rearrangement of fat cells, enlargement of the clitoris, increased energy and cessation of menstruation. So, that eliminates the question about the once a month of pain.

In most cases, surgery is done some time after the hormone therapy to help the person adjust to the changes brought about by hormonal transitioning.

The so-called top surgery includes a double mastectomy and optional reconstruction of the chest and nipples.

Meanwhile, the bottom surgery alters the person’s genitals to match the gender identity. There is a preliminary surgery to remove the female organs including the womb and the ovaries.

Later they also undergo phalloplasty procedure to implant erectile prosthetic.

Watch this female to male transformation after reassignment surgery:

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However, the procedure also presents many risks. There’s no escaping from postoperative pain after going under the knife. There are also risks of infection, bleeding, or a need to return for repair.

One last reminder, gender reassignment surgery is irreversible so the person must be truly decided and must be ready to accept the outcome. There are cases of socially or emotionally unstable individuals or those with unsuitable body build for the new gender who do not do well after the surgery.

There are no reports of intraoperative death but gender reassignment surgery has risks of failure or dissatisfaction with anticipated results. Female to male procedures specifically, may have a complication of dysfunction. The implanting of penile is very difficult and does not have uniformly acceptable results.

Here’s an actual video of female to male gender reassignment surgery.

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Ancient 99-Million-Year-Old Frogs Look Just Like Modern-Day Toads

Frogs will always be frogs, whether they were born today or in the Cretaceous Period.

The world is filled with exciting new discoveries from ancient times. Scientists have just uncovered evidence that frogs roamed the Earth during the Cretaceous Period about 100 million years ago. Interestingly, these ancient toads seem to look just like their modern-day descendants.

A new report confirms that scientists have found four frog fossils in northern Myanmar. The tiny bodies were encased in amber and offer a clear glimpse at what tropical rainforests looked like in the Cretaceous Period. In any case, the discovery is groundbreaking since frogs rarely become fossils.

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Elon Musk’s Flamethrowers Get Misused On Social Media Despite Strict Terms & Conditions

What better way to start a particularly hot summer?

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Organics On Mars, Possible Life On Planet In The Past

The new discovery might confirm life thrived on the Red Planet billions of years ago.

Curiosity has made an exciting discovery on the surface of Mars. The rover has just found possible evidence of life on the planet billions of years ago. NASA might not quite ready to confirm that creatures once roamed the Red Planet. Nevertheless, the agency believes that the findings could mean positive things for future missions.

The NASA rover has found organic molecules in sedimentary rocks near the planet's surface. These molecules may contain hydroxen, carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen and are usually associated with life. However, their presence in the billion-year-old rocks does not confirm life on Mars just yet.

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