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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
Compare the feel : Of it to fat elsewhere if it's denser it might be glandular development. Ct or MRI would be definitive but usually unnecessary.
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lose weight!: Glandular gynecomastia does not "go away" with weight loss; plastic surgical excision is required (not liposuction). Fatty gynecomastia can be treated ... Read More
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Dr. George Pope
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
By feel: True gynecomastia patients have firm, easily palpable or felt breast tissue. Fat is softer than breast tissue. Many young men have a mild case of gy ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Endocrinologist: An endocrinologist (or your primary care doc) can measure your hormones and examine you to see if you have gynecomastia. Glad to hear that you work o ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Figura
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Male chest concerns: If your concern is of the breast and not the sternum, you may have gynecomastia. Many males have a period of this in their late teens or late middle ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
73 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bllurred vision: I assume you are speaking of a congested eye. Ask your doctor about using an antihistamine to reduce irritation and swelling.
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Enlarged breast tissue in men is more common than you think. Since it has been 5 years and since gynecomastia often appears as a rubbery mass that sta ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Hormone testing: Hormone testing by your doc or a natural doc can give you some answers. This can help w/weight and gynecomastica. Testing is quick and easy, using s ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Hamawy
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Male breasts: Gynecomastia, or male breasts, can occur naturally in adolescence and usually resolves on its own. They can be due to some drugs or medications incl ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Male breast swelling: There are many possible factors. It is usually one sided tender breast swelling in a male. Some medications for blood pressure or prostate or antacid ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Breasts in men : Gynecomastia is the presence of glandular (potentially milk-producing) tissue in the male breast. It can happen during normal puberty, but can also be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
52 years experience Plastic Surgery
Inspection!: A female appearing chest is the obvious sign of gynecomastia. It may manifest as pain with or without a visible or palpable mass under the nipple. (p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This depends on the: reason you have gynecomastia. You need to see a health care professional for an evaluation. Once you determine the reason for the breast enlargement y ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
You need an exam: Are you overweight? This condition can arise on its own or can be secondary to certain drugs (ie marijuana and many prescription meds) and also can be ... Read More

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