In general, scrotoplasty does not affect your eligibility for future hormone replacement therapy (HRT). 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 HRT.
  • The surgeon you choose: Some surgeons may be more experienced in performing HRT on people who have had scrotoplasty than others.
  • Your individual circumstances: Your overall health and medical history may also play a role in your eligibility for HRT.

If you are concerned about how scrotoplasty could affect your eligibility for future HRT, 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:
  • The Endocrine Society:

Scrotoplasty typically does not directly affect your eligibility for future hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Scrotoplasty is a surgical procedure that focuses on creating or reconstructing a scrotum, which is an external structure. It does not directly impact the hormonal aspects of your body.

Hormone replacement therapy, on the other hand, involves the use of hormones (such as testosterone) to induce desired changes in secondary sex characteristics and overall hormone balance. It is commonly used as part of gender-affirming care for individuals assigned female at birth (AFAB) who are seeking masculinization.

While scrotoplasty itself does not impact your eligibility for HRT, it is important to discuss your plans for HRT with your healthcare provider before undergoing scrotoplasty. They can assess your overall health, evaluate any potential interactions between scrotoplasty and HRT, and provide recommendations tailored to your specific situation.

It is worth noting that HRT and scrotoplasty are often part of a broader gender-affirming care plan. Coordination and collaboration between your surgical team and your endocrinologist or healthcare provider overseeing your HRT are essential to ensure that the overall treatment plan is optimized for your specific needs and goals.

During the consultation for scrotoplasty, be sure to communicate your interest in HRT and any plans you have regarding hormone therapy. Your surgical team can provide guidance, answer questions, and work collaboratively with your healthcare provider overseeing HRT to develop a comprehensive care plan.

Ultimately, the decision to initiate or continue HRT will depend on several factors, including your overall health, medical history, and individual goals. Your healthcare providers will work together to ensure that your gender-affirming care is coordinated and optimized to meet your unique needs.