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if i lose weight will my gynecomastia go away by itself

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
No: Gynecomastia is hormonally-active breast tissue in a man. Since breast tissue consists of mostly fat, losing weight will cause a reduction in the siz ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on the cause: Gynocomastia can arise on its own or can be secondary to certain drugs (ie marijuana and many prescription meds) and also can be secondary to hormonal ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: skin laxity: This depends on the severity of your conditions and the degree of skin laxity and the magnitude of weight loss.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Sorry: There is no fast weight loss (without liposuction) as it takes burning off 3500 calories that you don't eat to lose a pound. You are over 50# above id ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is a strong: possibility.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Can be treated: Bags under the eyes is treated surgically and is always considered cosmetic surgery. Insurance never pays for this.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
No: Hernia is a defect ( hole) in muscle/fascia. Once u have it, it never goes away. With efforts to try to loose wt and lifting etc, it may get bigger. I ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lump? : The term lump needs to be defined. If this is an incisional hernia then surgical correction is warranted. If it's just suture material then that will ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Will what: go away?
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight loss: Yes weight loss will ultimately reduce adipose tissue in areas of question. I will be more difficult to exercise with vascular disease in leg but act ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Maybe a little: Fat can be deposited anywhere in your body so when you gain or lose weight you can see the differences all over. If you are not losing weight all ove ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Diabetes: Check with a gynecologist you may have yeast or other infections which are treatable.You are 18 year old, do you really have type 2? As you said losin ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No such thing as: spot weight reduction.The extra fat does come off just like it came on.A combo of aerobics,weight training,and a diet low in carbs and fats will have ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cardio: with cardio, you may experience fat loss through out your body. Whether or not your legs will be slim really depends on their intrinsic shape and gen ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
It can: In fact, if you lose enough weight and are hood about eating healthy and exercising, it's possible that your blood pressure could become low if you ar ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Breast: depends what caused gyneocomatia if it is due to medications , drugs or endocrine problems then you may not see much of a change if none of the above ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Can't hurt...: Fatty liver is typically due to obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, too much alcohol, or a combination of these. Lose 1-3 pounds per week (drop 10-20 ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Dobtful its Megace!: Megace does cause some weight gain but it is not very common. So lets not blame it entirely on megace...it gets out of your body in 2-3 days. If you a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Lots of factors involved. Starts with diet. Then the type of exercise you are doing. Strength training and high intervals most effective. good diet wi ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: yes, slowly it will fade over time.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline): Not sure if taking other medications with zoloft (sertraline) or if your diet or activity level changed, but please do work with your prescribing doct ... Read More

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