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Hey Ho Lady,

As has been said countless times...Hormones and the dosages procuring and advocating their

use without proper medical professionals is prohibited and a NO NO PERIOD.(Nuff Said.)

A therapist all depends on if you can find one that operates on a sliding scale.

Another words,she/he will charge by what YOU can afford.

Time and duration is up to the therapist and yourself.

I found them to be a very big help in the years i have been in therapy.

As I Have Counseled...Slow Is The Way To Go.

Hugs Girl,

Angie

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yea...ummm...i didnt say i was taking hormones illegally did i?...i only asked how much with the councelor fee's be added with the hormones so i can have an average of how much to save at work for it....my vehicle payments are 380 per month, incurance is 310...and my anual income monthly is 1200, 1500 with overtime...so i want to know what to expect price wise so i can cut down on my other spindings that do not include my vehicle

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i paided 75 dollars a visit i seen her for like three months weekly then she refered me to a endocrinologist and that costs 80 somthing not treally sure that is just my experiance

Sakura :D

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I for one have opted not to have FFS...Yet.

The cost of electrology.

And just maintaining my time table precludes other expenses.

My therapist works on a sliding scale.Each session costs me $25.00.

Cheap,for the service and peace of mind she provides.

I have had many tell me i do not need FFS.

I find that hard to believe.

Then Again,i'm self critical of my personal looks.

I Not Know( As My Grandson Says)

Hugs,

Angie.

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oh hey that site says it costs about 10k-15k i know thats only ballpark lol, my freind says that she found a guy out in hong kong thatll do it for 5k and is supposedly the best certain procedures to make the new genetailia more sensitive and other whatnot although since its out in hong kong its gonna cost 18k since she wants her husband for her and you'll be bedridden for a month and you still need food and bed, i honestly intend on getting it done with the same guy after hearing how good he is, the site name is something along the lines of suporn clinic you'd have to google that to find it im sure lol, also im not on hormones quite yet because im only 17 and my bday is only 1 month away (excitment! :D ) so could somebody please inform me on how much it costs how to get started etc, lol no illigal stuffs though im a good girl (looks for an angel smiley) :rolleyes: close enough its looking to the sky

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hmmm....so without surgery the ballpark figure for therepy, hormone and doctor visits range at 3k....my job does not have health benefits so im screwed on that part......

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