Gender Dysphoria

On May 25, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) approved a major change to its global manual of diagnoses, which will greatly benefit transgender people around the world. 'Gender Dysphoria' (or Gender Incongruence) has replaced 'Gender…
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Do you know your sexual rights?

21 March marks Human Rights day in South Africa. Sexual rights are grounded in universal human rights that are already recognised across the globe. And for sexual health to be attained and maintained in societies, the sexual rights of all…
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Safe sex in the month of love

February is the month of love. That means the birds are doing it, the bees are doing it… Everyone will be getting it on this Valentine’s month, but before the fever of love raises the temperature, it may prove sensible to pause for a moment…

Gender Affirming Hormone Treatment for Transgender People

We see many transgender and non-binary patients at MSH. These are the principles that apply when we offer gender affirming hormone treatment… We hope you find them helpful and that we see you at one of our practices shortly! 1. Leaving…

Celebrating Transgender Women in Women’s Month

On the last day of Women’s Month 2018, Dr Elna Rudolph was interviewed on Cliff Central, together with a very interesting panel ranging from the well-known host of the show Jonti Searll, to Trans Activist Lee-Anne Walker and Femininity Consultant…

Oestrogen Side-Effects and Complications

In our experience at MSH, trans females or non-binary individuals requesting Gender Affirming Hormone Treatment feel great on oestrogen.  We always start with a low dose and work up slowly to avoid unwanted side-effects.  The following side-effects…
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35 Titillating Stats About South Africans' Sex Lives

In October [2017], Sunday Times Lifestyle conducted a sex survey in association with local research house Ratepop, using their proprietary chatbot technology. This chatbot is a computer program, designed to simulate conversation with human users,…

CHANGING GENDER: Things that matter!

Many of my transgender patients want to go through the process of having their names and gender markers changed on their IDs. I provide them with the letter they need, but the process involves much more than that.  I asked one of my patients,…
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Sex Q & A with Dr. Elna Rudolph

Dr. Elna Rudolph answers a few questions about sex. My partner wants to try anal sex more often, but I don’t enjoy it. I’m worried that if I don’t do it, he will feel unfulfilled… There are certain no-no’s when it comes to sex…
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Candidiasis

Candidiasis is a fungal infection in the body. There are many species of Candida, but the most common species that causes infection is called Candida albicans. Candida albicans occurs normally in small amounts in the body. An overgrowth…
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Avoid these things before sex...

Here are a few very handy tips we should ALL take note of... Published by X's & O's. For more sex tips, visit http://www.xsandos.net

From one trans to another

Coming to terms with being Trans is incredibly difficult. So is telling people, if you choose to. You spend all this time obsessing about how they are going to take it, or worrying about others simply not understanding. You spend hours trying…