In general, scrotoplasty does not affect your eligibility for future gender-affirming surgeries. However, there are a few factors that could potentially affect your eligibility, such as:

  • The type of scrotoplasty you have: Some types of scrotoplasty may require more tissue than others, which could make it more difficult to have other gender-affirming surgeries in the future.
  • The surgeon you choose: Some surgeons may be more willing to perform multiple gender-affirming surgeries than others.
  • Your individual circumstances: Your overall health and medical history may also play a role in your eligibility for future gender-affirming surgeries.

If you are concerned about how scrotoplasty could affect your eligibility for future gender-affirming surgeries, you should talk to your surgeon. They will be able to give you a more accurate assessment based on your individual circumstances.

Here are some resources that may be helpful:

  • The World Professional Association for Transgender Health:
  • The Trevor Project:
  • Trans Lifeline:

Scrotoplasty generally does not affect your eligibility for future gender-affirming surgeries. Each gender-affirming surgery is evaluated on an individual basis, considering various factors such as your overall health, specific surgical goals, and the recommendations of your surgical team.

Scrotoplasty is typically performed as part of the masculinizing surgeries for individuals assigned female at birth (AFAB) who are seeking a more masculine appearance. It focuses on creating or reconstructing a scrotum, which is an external structure.

The impact of scrotoplasty on your eligibility for future gender-affirming surgeries will depend on the specific procedures you are considering. For example, scrotoplasty is often performed in conjunction with other procedures such as metoidioplasty or phalloplasty to create a more complete genital transformation. In these cases, scrotoplasty is considered a part of the overall surgical plan.

It is important to discuss your long-term surgical goals with your surgeon during the consultation for scrotoplasty. They can provide personalized guidance based on your individual circumstances and desired outcomes. They will consider the potential impact of scrotoplasty on future surgeries and help you understand how scrotoplasty fits into your overall transition journey.

If you have specific gender-affirming surgeries in mind for the future, it’s important to communicate your goals with your surgical team early on. This allows them to develop a comprehensive plan that takes into account your desired outcomes and potential future surgeries.

Remember that eligibility for future gender-affirming surgeries is assessed on a case-by-case basis, considering various factors. Working closely with your surgical team, including regular follow-up visits, will help ensure that your surgical journey aligns with your goals and overall well-being.