Today I have my follow-up visit with a new doctor. I am not a person that runs off to the doctor for trivial or even short-term necessities. Having never been really sick I just deal with anything that comes along, consult was a family member that is a doctor and get antibiotics as needed. There was a cancer scare about 10 years ago but after CAT/PET that proved negative I returned to my health “no worry” manner.
January 1st I changed medical insurance carriers so have available new medical wellness options. It is these I have decided to take advantage thinking it is likely better to know than not. Again, I do not anticipate any issues.
So my question to you – To what degree do I discuss being transgender? A mammogram would be in order, as well monitored HRT. Today's visit is a private consultation to review the results of several basic wellness checks performed over that last two weeks. This will be my opportunity. The new Doctor, about my age, seemed to have a good personality and social.
There are obvious indicators as to my transgender nature, like unusual tan lines, development and my hair. Therefore, my question - do I openly discuss or leave this to a future conversation, "if needed"? What have you done and how did it work? Please help. I will post on my decision later and share the outcome.
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