Below are estimates of the expected effects of feminizing hormone therapy from published and unpublished clinical observations. Hormone therapy will not change the underlying bone structure of the face or body.
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Skin becomes softer and less oily. Acne may decrease
Complete removal of facial and body hair requires electrolysis, laser treatment, or both.
Scalp hair growth may slow or stop. No regrowth of hair.
The reversibility of the following effects are variable. Decreased sperm production (infertility) as well as reduced erectile function may also occur.
Significantly dependent on amount of exercise
Fat redistributes from abdomen and mid-section regions to the buttocks, hips and thighs.