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Offline fleurgirl

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Beginning HRT at 17
« on: February 25, 2018, 09:15:49 pm »
I'm currently 17-years-old and I have been on bicalutamide (T-blocker) for 2 months. I've talked about this blocker lightly in previous posts, but oh well. Anyways, there's a good chance I will be starting on estrogen (finally) between March and April. My dysphoria seems to worsen everyday, and it's a rollercoaster of angst and emotion and self-hatred and a whole slew of other toxic things.

Moving on: I have a good idea that estrogen will help "cure" the dysphoria in my brain-or at least, help me feel more feminine on an internal basis (regardless of my age). However, since I am 17, will starting HRT at this "late" of an age be beneficial to my body? I don't have a beard (THANK GOD, KNOCK ON WOOD)--just some light sideburns and a slight baby-fuzz dark mustache. The blocker I'm on is "designed" for cancer patients, but it also takes the excess testosterone in your body and turns it into estrogen. I already have stretch marks and sore breasts, but I still look and feel the same.

What I'm basically trying to ask is: should I feel bad about starting HRT at 17? Should I have started earlier? Will me results be good? Will I be passable? I know most of these questions are subjective, but I'd just like an idea. Is there anyone out there that started HRT around my age? What are your results?

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Re: Beginning HRT at 17
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2018, 09:32:17 pm »
Hi Fleurgirl!  I wish I could have started when I was 17.  You should expect good results.
A particular girl named Julia1996 started young and has made some great posts about her transition.  She could probably be of great help.  Along with she is a hoot!

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Re: Beginning HRT at 17
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2018, 10:08:14 pm »
Thanks, Jessica. I think I've met/chatted with Julia1996 on here a few times!

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Re: Beginning HRT at 17
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2018, 12:37:32 am »
I started at 43! Starting at 17 is not late. You'll turn out great without the problems you get starting later.
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Re: Beginning HRT at 17
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2018, 06:07:21 am »
You're a lucky girl, starting so young means greater chances to be beautiful and passable. Don't worry, you'll be fine :)

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Re: Beginning HRT at 17
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2018, 06:22:44 am »
However, since I am 17, will starting HRT at this "late" of an age be beneficial to my body?
Hi, Fleur.

OMG, I am so jealous.  You will be starting HRT so young!!!  You are so lucky!  I started at 61 (yes, old enough to be your grandma), and I like the effects on my body.  You will be fine.  Starting at such a young age, E will have much more effect on you.
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Re: Beginning HRT at 17
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2018, 05:00:20 pm »
Thanks for the reassurance, ladies!

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