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Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida offers gender affirming hormone therapy (GAHT), either testosterone or estrogen, for transgender patients. We see GAHT as an important service that really goes to the core of our mission. This service can be found at our Kendall, Golden Glades, Jean Shehan in Central MiamiPembroke Pines and Wellington health centers in South Florida and our Tallahassee and Gainesville health centers in North Florida.

Our transgender hormone services include:

  • Transgender Female (MTF) Hormone Therapy including estrogen and spironolactone
  • Transgender Male (FTM) Hormone Therapy including testosterone

We may be able to start or continue hormone therapy and provide referrals for gender-qualified therapy and resources if needed. If you are on hormone therapy, you can utilize the health center for ongoing care and monitoring.

In order to receive transgender services you need to be over 18 and capable of providing consent. Contact us at 1-800-230-7526 for specific details and to make your appointment.

What to expect on your first visit:

  • In order to decrease the amount of time spent in the waiting room, please call 1-800-230-7526 to make an appointment first and request transgender services.
  • When you check in, let our staff know you are there for transgender services. Please provide your name and pronoun (he or she or they) at the time of check in. This way, when you are called back to meet with the clinician, your correct name and pronoun will be used.
  • When you are called back to meet with the clinician, please be honest about your medical history, sexuality and sexual practices. All services are confidential (except in cases of abuse), so being open with the clinician will ensure that you are receiving the best health care.
  • As a transgender patient seeking services, you may consult with one of our clinicians and receive a physical assessment and lab testing as appropriate for monitoring hormones and your transition.

At Planned Parenthood we want to make sure you have all the resources you need to live a healthy and strong life. You can find additional resources for transgender care and services through one of our coalition partners, Equality Florida here.

Call 1-800-230-7526 to make your appointment today.

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Hormone Therapy Self Injection

Congratulations on beginning gender-affirming hormone therapy! Planned Parenthood is dedicated to ensuring you have the support and resources you need during your transition.

If you are on this webpage, you have been prescribed a medication that is administered through self-injection. There are several different medications administered through self-injection, including testosterone cypionate, estradiol cypionate, testosterone valerate, and estradiol valerate. Your clinician should have spoken with you in depth about your options to select the right one for you, but be sure to contact them if you have any unanswered questions.

IM Injection Video - English

IM Injection Video - English

An intramuscular injection is a way of injecting medication deep into the muscle tissue. This allows the medication to be quickly absorbed into the bloodstream. Intramuscular shots are given at a 90° angle with the needle going straight through the skin into the muscle.

IM Injection Video - Spanish

IM Injection Video - Spanish

Una inyección intramuscular es una forma de inyectar medicamento en lo profundo del tejido muscular. Esto permite que el medicamento se absorba rápidamente y entre al torrente sanguíneo. Las inyecciones intramusculares se ponen en un ángulo de 90° con la aguja pasando directamente a través de la piel hacia el músculo.

Suq Injection Video - English

Suq Injection Video - English

A subcutaneous injection is a way of injecting medication into the subcutaneous tissue that is directly under the skin. Medication given this way absorbs into the bloodstream more slowly than medication injected directly into the muscle. Subcutaneous injections can be given at a 45° or 90° angle.

SubQ Injection Video - Spanish

SubQ Injection Video - Spanish

Una inyección subcutánea es una forma de inyectar medicamento en el tejido subcutáneo que está directamente debajo de la piel. El medicamento que se administra de esta manera se absorbe para entrar al torrente sanguíneo más lentamente que el medicamento que se inyecta directamente en el músculo. Las inyecciones subcutáneas se pueden poner en un ángulo de 45° o 90°.