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Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) (referred to as androstanolone or stanolone when used medically) can also be used in place of testosterone as an androgen. The availability of DHT is limited; it is not available in the United States or Canada, for instance, but it is available in certain European countries, including the United Kingdom , France , Spain , Belgium , Italy , and Luxembourg .  DHT is available in formulations including topical gel, buccal or sublingual tablets, and as esters in oil for intramuscular injection.  Relative to testosterone, and similarly to many synthetic AAS, DHT has the potential advantages of not being locally potentiated in so-called androgenic tissues that express 5α-reductase (as DHT is already 5α-reduced) and of not being aromatized into an estrogen (it is not a substrate for aromatase).
In general the psychological changes I’ve felt so far on female hormones have been a huge confirmation of my gender identity. Not all of them have been indisputably positive (though none really particularly negative either); but every one of them has felt essentially right and pleasing to me in a way that makes me feel so secure that this is the right path for me. In particular, some of the ways I have been more masculine in the past have changed, and I’ve no longer had an excuse to wonder whether I’m more like a man inside.