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male breasts in puberty

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the ... Read More
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
Gynecomastia: In your age, breast enlargement which is commonly associate with pain is called gynecomastia. Most of the time it will improve on its own over time. H ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Big enough : This would indicate that one has enough breast tissue to fall below the crease. This can be improved with surgery but may require more scars than a co ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
Gynaecomastia: It is also called by some as Moobs (Man Boobs). During the puberty time many teenage boys develop breasts. But it goes away within three years in most ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Minor mystery: I didn't believe it either, but there are some credible accounts in real medical journals of men who get gynecomastia on taking melatonin and it regre ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be serious: Gynecomastia can be a result of obesity or can be caused by high estrogen levels that can result from things like liver disease and some medications. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
25 years experience General Surgery
Weight loss /surgery: Need to make sure that you do not have a tumor or mass. Otherwise male breast tissue growth is often associated with weight gain and the increase in p ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Multiple causes: Gynecomastia is well known. Some medications may be related obesity is related hormonal disorders and some tumors are causative have a good tho ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possibilities: Large male breasts may be a sign of a hormone imbalance, side effect of certain medications, or due to use of marijuana. Causes such as these are trea ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
No spot reduction: That is the problem with weight loss -- there are no methods to target localized fatty deposits. Building up your muscle may camouflage the overlying ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: The purpose of a bra is to support pendulous breasts. As a male with only ductal tissue, even if gynecomastia develops there would never be an indic ... Read More

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