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How to reverse gynecomastia

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
PRL, E2...puberty: Hi. If boys have new bilateral gynecomastia at 19, there's a problem with prolactin or estrogen. See your doctor.
Dr. Henry Mentz
Cosmetic Surgery 38 years experience
Gynecomastia: Approximately, half of all men have breasts that are enlarged, a condition known as gynecomastia. In some cases, the cause is heredity or hormonal act... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Hormone activity: In puberty there is a surge in baseline hormonal activity & males have a small amount of estrogen in their system normally. Breast tissue in some ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shady Macaron
21 years experience
Surgery: Adjusting the endocrine levels during the first six months of gynecomastia development may help in its regression. However, after that time frame the ... Read More
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
It varies: Adolescent gynecomastia wil go away by about 18 years of age- if it is going to. It may be due to obesity and require weight loss. Most commonly it ... Read More
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1-3 Years: Pubertal gynecomastia tends to spontaneously “regress” within one to 3 years after onset. Adult on-set gynecomastia will likely not regress unless it... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
See your doctor: While most cases of gynecomastia have no known cause, it can occasionally be associated with other abnormalities, and is often temporary in teenage bo... Read More
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Seek Consultation: Pubertal gynecomastia often resolves within 1 to 3 years after onset. Adult onset gynecomastia however does not necessarily do so. If persistent, it i... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Sometimes, but...: Pubertal gynecomastia often resolves within 1 to 3 years after onset. Adult onset gynecomastia however does not necessarily do so. If persistent, it i... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
Endocrinology 10 years experience
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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Psychological trama: Gynecomastia is most commonly seen during puberty to young adulthood, causes psychological trauma , as other kids, are teasing constantly , due to thi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Gynecomastia: Is overgrowth of breast tissue in males and can result from medication, marijuana, or liver failure. In most cases, cause is unknown. If condition i... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
Surgery - Plastics 20 years experience
Many possible causes: This condition can arise on its own or can be secondary to certain drugs (ie marijuana and many prescription meds) and also can be secondary to hormon... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
Surgery - Plastics 20 years experience
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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