No, scrotoplasty will not affect your eligibility for future hormone therapy. Hormone therapy is a treatment that involves taking hormones to change the body’s natural hormone levels. Hormone therapy can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including gender dysphoria.

Scrotoplasty is a surgery that is performed to create or reconstruct the scrotum. It does not affect the testicles or the ability to produce or store testosterone.

If you have scrotoplasty, you will still be able to receive hormone therapy as needed. However, it is important to talk to your doctor about your specific hormone therapy plan and how it might be affected by scrotoplasty. They will be able to help you understand the risks and benefits of each option and make sure that you get the best possible care.

Here are some resources that may be helpful:

  • The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH):
  • The Trevor Project:
  • Trans Lifeline:
  • The Endocrine Society:

Scrotoplasty itself typically does not directly affect your eligibility for future hormone therapy. Hormone therapy is an important aspect of gender-affirming care for individuals assigned female at birth (AFAB) seeking masculinization, and it is usually continued after scrotoplasty.

Scrotoplasty focuses on creating or reconstructing a scrotum, which is primarily an external genital structure. It does not directly impact hormone levels or the administration of hormone therapy.

However, it is important to keep in mind that the overall treatment plan, including hormone therapy, may be adjusted or tailored based on your individual needs and goals. Your healthcare provider or endocrinologist, who specializes in transgender healthcare, will evaluate your hormone therapy regimen before and after scrotoplasty to ensure it aligns with your goals and overall health.

During your post-operative follow-up appointments, your healthcare provider will monitor your progress, assess any changes in your hormone levels, and make adjustments to your hormone therapy as needed. This may involve monitoring the impact of scrotoplasty on hormone levels, evaluating potential changes in hormone metabolism or absorption, and considering any interactions between hormone therapy and surgical recovery.

It is crucial to maintain open and honest communication with your healthcare provider regarding your scrotoplasty and hormone therapy. They will consider the impact of the surgical procedure on your hormone therapy and make any necessary adjustments to ensure your transition progresses in a way that aligns with your goals and overall well-being.

Remember that every individual’s situation is unique, and the eligibility for hormone therapy will depend on a comprehensive assessment of your overall health, hormone levels, and specific needs. Working closely with your healthcare provider will help ensure that your hormone therapy is appropriately managed and optimized throughout your gender-affirming journey.