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Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Lipoma: Get it removed.

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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anything: It can be anything from and allergic reaction to a fungus. Please see your md.
Dr. Doris Day
Dr. Doris Day answered
37 years experience Dermatology
Several possibilitie: This can be due to friction from clothing, especially if you've been working out more. The most common causes of itching would be eczema or psoriasis, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You don't: Breast buds affect ~1/3 males in early puberty and may affect one or both sides concurrently. The process reflects an awakening of the body to hormona ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Individual.: Some people are more sensitive to estrogen effect than others. Infants tend to be the most sensitive, adults less so.
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A 82-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Not really.: This would be very unusual. My advice is to be seen by your doctor to figure out what the issue might be.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Lose wt/ ultrasound: The simple but difficult way would be to drop the weight. However, an ultrasound of the area could help distinguish what is fat or glandular breast ti ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you're overweight: Losing weight can reduce breast tissue in some men. Some men have surgery for gynecomastia. Take care.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Many, usually benign: Breast cancer in men is rare (0.2% of cancers), usually in men over age 60. A hard, painless lump is a sign of possible cancer and needs biopsy. A pa ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs to be checked: Might be an old trauma or a lesion requiring surgery. See your doc.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
I believe: That gynecomastia is a transient, hard, localized, painful mass that occurs under the nipple in males. It is a benign condition. Teenagers can get loc ... Read More
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