Feminizing hormone therapy is used to induce physical changes in your body caused by female hormones during puberty secondary sex characteristics to promote the matching of your gender identity and your body gender congruence. If feminizing hormone therapy is started before the changes of male puberty begin, male secondary sex characteristics, such as increased body hair and changes in voice pitch, can be avoided. Feminizing hormone therapy is also referred to as cross-sex hormone therapy. During feminizing hormone therapy, you'll be given medication to block the action of the hormone testosterone. You'll also be given the hormone estrogen to decrease testosterone production and induce feminine secondary sex characteristics.
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Understanding Breast Development in Transgender Women. Transgender women who have already begun their transition can develop feminine breasts through hormone replacement therapy HRT , breast augmentation surgery, or a combination of both. The therapy is often provided by an endocrinologist who specializes in the care and treatment of transgender patients.
Here's what it's like to undergo male-to-female or female-to-male surgery. Transgender surgery goes by a constellation of names. People call it gender reassignment, realignment, or confirmation surgery; masculinization or feminization surgery; male-to-female or female-to-male surgery; or even sex reassignment surgery.