The term I think you mean to use is “Medically Necessary”. Whether a medicine or procedure is medically necessary is a question best left to the patient and their doctors.
Q: How do you respond to someone who says gender dysphoria isn't real?
A: “Oh dammit, then I transitioned for no reason whatsoever!”
Q: Can hormone imbalance cause gender dysphoria? What about a traumatic past?
That isn’t likely. Hormones don’t cause our internal sense of gender - that’s something that is innate (built into us).
Does a person need Gender Dysphoria in order to be transgender?
It seems straightforward, right? It's a yes or no question, so the answer should be one of those options. But as with so many other facets of gender and transgender experiences, the real answer is "it depends on your point of view".
Q: What are the strangest things you feel dysphoric about?
Dysphoria itself is sometimes strange to me, so it’s hard for me to judge the relative strangeness of various aspects. So here’s an incomplete list…
Q: What do people misunderstand about gender dysphoria?
Many people think that a choice is involved - that transgender people choose to be transgender, and therefore somehow bring Gender Dysphoria upon themselves. This is a mistaken belief.
Q: Do cross-dressers have gender dysphoria?
Yes, but probably not the way you think