Many transgender today wanted to have sex change to truly feel free and confident. But before proceeding to the actual surgery, you should know what the real meaning of sex change is.
What is sex change? There are a lot of names that is associated with sex change, these includes sex reassignment surgery, SRS, gender reassignment surgery GRS , genital reconstruction surgery, sex affirmation surgery and sex realignment surgery.
Sex change is a surgical procedure that altered or changes the resemblance of a person to other sex or gender. Sex change is part of a treatment for gender disorder for transgender and transsexual. It is also done to people who suffer intersex which is often performed during infancy. There are other terms for SRS and these include sex reconstruction surgery, and gender confirmation surgery. The medical terms used for trans women are feminizing genitoplasty or penectomy, vaginoplasty, and orchiectomy while masculinizing genitoplasty or phalloplasty are used for trans men.
People who undergo sex reassignment surgery are usually referred to as transsexual while if a person pursue SRS often identify as transgender. Many want to change the gender origin both from male to female or from female to male. We can make your dream come true with the sex reassignment surgery sex change. The procedure for male to female surgery or female to male surgery will be applied to the sexual organs from outside to inside.
The vagina will be created deeper for a sex pleasure for male to be more enjoyable and the surgery helps to reposition the vagina lips and urine tube for better feelings. Taking female hormones for at least 1 year. Pass the mental examination and receive doctor certification. SRS 1 Penis skin will be removed and converted it to the vagina. The bigger the penis is, the deeper the vagina will be. The advantage of this method is simple but need to perform by the acknowledged surgeon, the operation will take 4 hours and the recovery period will be as just as 4 days.
This is not for those who have small penis as it will make vagina too shallow SRS 2 To convert the testicles skin into the vagina, the bigger the testicles skin is, the deeper the vagina will be. The skin will be removed and recreated as vaginal wall. SRS 3 It is the ideal methods by converting the intestine into the vagina which will be very deep. SRS 4 is to correct the vagina by using the intestine.
If you want to use this surgery, you need to prepare your body ready for the operation as well as the examination on effect still needs to be considered. An anesthetic will be used in the sex change surgery this you need to be very healthy for blood checking and to diagnose any diseases. The sexual organs will be also checked to examine the right method, if the nip cutting has been made before, it will be a bit more difficult. The Sex Change Surgery method The anesthetic will be used.
The surgeon makes a hole to create vagina in suitably depth position. Use the skin from the penis or testicles to recreate the vagina. Put blood vessels and nerve in place to create clitoris and cut the entire sperm pipe as shortest as possible.
Cut the penis core. Reposition the urine tube, the urine will dart up if the surgeon does not perform properly. Retouch the vagina lips for the best appearance. After the Sex Change Surgery, please follow these care instructions around days in hospital for recovery. Avoid foods that are sensitive for the defecating system. In the first 2 -3 days, sleep by body up, separate the legs. These will sooth the swollen. Patient needs to sleep on his side after 3 days On the 4th day, surgeon will discharge the waste tube and urinated tube and clean up the wound , but for those who use the intestine to create the vagina, they need to use the urinated tube for more 6 days For those who use intestine to create the vaginas are not allowed to eat or drink until the fart come out.
For those who use the testicles skin or penis skin to create the vagina, the wound will be cleaned up. For those who use the testicles skin or penis skin to create the vagina, the urinated tube will be discharged and can go home.
The surgeon will make the next appointment for dilator application to enlarge the vagina and do this twice a day for 30 minutes each. Keep the wound clean Avoid sex for 2 months The surgeon will make weekly appointment to recheck the condition for the best feeling. Tanongsak at Asia Cosmetic Hospital, Thailand.
On days, wound pain is much better and improved. In general, on the first day, the doctor will give a painkiller 24 hours a day. If pain is very painful, it may be painkiller injection.
After opening the wound, it is often painful wound on the side of the vagina because it is the most severe ulcer. Usually very painful when sitting. To sit on the ring or donut pillow, do not overrule the surgical wound to sit comfortably. Or sleep on a soft pillow. It helps less pain. Urinary catheter and lymph drainage line After surgery, during the rest in the room, patient will feel to pee as urination all the time.
Because of the doctors often place urinary tract, as a result, patient may feel want to pee always. Because of the balloon in the bladder. The urine can flow into the urine bag normally. Urinary feel is better in 2 — 3 days. In general, catheter and lymph drainage lines will be placed about 4 — 6 days. It will be removed on the day of open wound.
Food On surgery and postoperative days, there may be nausea and vomiting. After recovering from anesthesia, eat liquid food and mild food. On days 2 — 5 after surgery can eat plain food. In general, it is recommended to avoid foods such as milk and fruit. Because after surgery does not require frequent defecation. It may be infected with surgery. Duration of stay in the hospital Generally, patients stay in the hospital for 4 to 6 days.
Open wound day is depending on each surgical techniques. Using the genital skin, and do not do graphs may open the wound on day 4. Surgery with the use of graphs usually opens the wound on days 5 or 6. After opening the wound should take a lot of rest. To dressing wound at home for about 1 week before start working.
Defecation After the surgery, the gauze will be re-inserted into the vagina, this is for graph and skin in the vagina attached to the vaginal cavity created. Generally, gauze is placed in the vaginal cavity. This gauze is located at the anus and press the anus. During the first and second postoperative period, there is no need for defecation, with no faeces in the anus.
In general, this symptom will improve on the 1st and 2nd postoperatively. And after the bandage and gauze out on the 4th or 6th may be pain, defecation will disappear altogether. In general, after 3 days, anal feces are started.
Can be defecated in the bathroom or on the bed. It may cause an infection. In general, use fecal paper from front to back. To prevent stools in the front. Urination The urine will be removed with the wound dressing on day 5. After removing the urinary catheter and wound dressing, lie down over the knee and stretch the legs for about 30 minutes to stop the bleeding.
Then go to the toilet in the urine. The first urine to full urination. In general, the urine does not. It can be caused by two factors: And swelling of tissue around the urethra. In case the urinary catheter is removed.
Can not urinate normally. Urinary catheter may be required for another weeks. During the second urinary catheter, the patient does not need to stay in the hospital. Can urine catheter back to home. If urine is to open the urinary catheter at times. Not urine Sometimes it happens after removing the urinary catheter.
Swelling around the urethra. Remedies performed by the urinary catheter for another 3 — 7 days, until the swelling gone, so it can remove urinary catheter and urinary tract.
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