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can you use nolvadex to get rid of gynecomastia

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: Although tamoxifen is not fda-approved for this use, multiple studies have been published demonstrating it's benefit treating gynecomastia. It is pro ... Read More
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Dr. Mario Diana
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unlikely: Once the breast tissue has grown and developed into true glandular gynecomastia only surgical treatment is effective.
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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is effective in reducing estrogen driven gynecomastia. It works to prevent better than to treat the problem and is given prophyll ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Time for a visit: First the reason for the problem should be sorted out.Some medications or medical problems can lead to this process and treatment may depend on the f ... Read More
Dr. Henry Mentz
37 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Gynecomastia: Because 50 percent of the breast is composed of fat, I'm able to reduce its size predominantly through liposuction alone. Many men choose to combine t ... Read More
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Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
46 years experience General Practice
Gynecomastia: Begin with observation only. Stop causative medication. Treatment underlying medical problems (hypogonadism,hyperthyroidism) If not resolved or having ... Read More
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Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Gynecomastia: The key is to figure out the underlying cause. Medications, hormonal issues, kidney or liver problems, tumors, etc can all cause the condition. Treat ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Good plastic surgery: Surgical excision by an abps-certified plastic surgeon is required, and liposuction alone usually fails to adequately remove the fibrous glandular com ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Gynecomastia: The most common cause of "male breasts" on both sides is weight gain. Getting on an exercise regimen and changing your dietary habits can help. Ther ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually surgery: Although weight loss can help if it's related to being overweight, typically surgery is needed. The procedure that is done usually involves some lipo ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : Roughly half of males go through transient nipple enlargement on one or both sides at the onset of puberty.Most resolve within 6m to a year, it is con ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
NO Unlikely: but you can mask it by wearing elastic type of compressive cloths , developing pectoral muscles then will look less prominent , will not make them d ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
20 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Get checked: Don't try to cure gynecomastia on your own. You should get checked by a doctor. You could potentially worsen things by self-medicating. More import ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Avoid manipulation: Mild cases can be treated by just not manipulating the breast at all. Even occasional manipulation can prevent the tissue from going back down to a n ... Read More

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