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I have heard that in some cases, the prostate gland is removed as part of sex reassignment surgery. Is that true?

I have heard that in some cases, the prostate gland is removed as part of sex reassignment surgery. Is that true?

  By -- Mar 16, 2022

To the best of my knowledge, surgeons have never removed the prostate gland here in the USA. Estrogen replacement therapy tends to reduce the size of the prostate gland, leaving it quiescent.

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