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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

hormones (androgens for trans/">trans men and estrogens for trans women) are injected for the purpose of matching a person's sex-characteristics/">secondary sex characteristics with their gender-identity/">gender identity. Some intersex people may also undergo HRT, either starting in childhood to confirm to the sex they were assigned at birth, or later in order to align their sex with their gender identity. HRT is also a common treatment for easing menopausal symptoms or osteoporosis.