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What is the difference between gynecomastia male breast cancer
A 31-year-old member asked:
17 years experience General Surgery
Benign vs malignant: Gynecomastia is a benign condition usually caused by drug abuse or prescription medications. On the other hand, male breast cancer is malignant and ca ... Read More
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Gynecomastia is: The enlargement of of the breast gland in the male & is not malignant.
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Benign/malignant: Gynecomastia is a benign condition. Breast cancer is malignant.
A 34-year-old member asked:
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
No cancer vs cancer: Gynecomastia is benign enlargement of the male breast. While breast cancer is rare in men, it does occur (and since female breast cancer is so common, ... Read More
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Big difference: Gynecomastia is a benign overgrowth but breast cancer is malignant.
35 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia is benign extra breast tissue in a male.
Breast cancer is malignant and needs to be treated.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Breast cancer: Unless you are brca + your risk is 1%. I you have something abnormal you should be seen and examined by a surgeon.
A 40-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Breast : Breast cancer in males is much less common than in females, and makes up less than 1% of all cases of breast cancer. The estimated number of new case ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
48 years experience Pathology
See your doctor: If left untreated male breast cancer will cause more than breast disfiguration. It will invade local tissues, including the chest wall, as well as spr ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Color: Flesh colored. If it involves the skin it could look red or inflamed but normally would be a palpable lump under normal looking skin.
A 47-year-old member asked:
33 years experience General Surgery
It's Not Cancer: Gynecomastia describes prominent breast tissue in men, very common at puberty. Breast cancer is virtually unheard of in male teens. If there is no s ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Changing lump: Breast skin issues more common, but male breast unusual. It used to be exclusively older men, but camp lejeune cluster in marines, family and vets sug ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although not as: Common as breast cancer in women, breast cancer can occur in men. If you have a breast mass please have it medically evaluated.
A 43-year-old member asked:
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Hardness,bleeding: At your age this is very common to have enlargement of the glands under one nipple(gynecomastia) -- show it to your doctor. Cancer is hard, may ulc ... Read More
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