Breast Cancer. Prostate Cancer. The author has no conflicts of interest to declare. Especially in the early stages of feminizing hormone therapy, blood work is done frequently to assess hormone levels and liver function. Clinics in Office Practice, E-Book. Later effects include deepening of the voice, atrophy of the vaginal epithelium, and increased clitoral size.
The main effects of hormone therapy in transgender women are feminization and demasculinizationand are as follows:.
Towards a Uniform Treatment Approach. Will I have to continue with hormone therapy all my life? One person wrote to me, " I wish I would have known about the 'constant hard-on' problem you seem to get, almost immediately after starting weeks in. The Journal of Reproductive Medicine.
Antiandrogens affect existing facial hair only slightly; patients may see slower growth and some reduction in density and coverage.