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A 17-year-old male asked:

Can anyone tell me syptoms, diet and home remedies to recover from gynecomastia?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Male breasts: It is very common to develop some gynecomastia during adolescence. This usually goes away with further development, and at age 17 you likely have some filling out to complete. Best advice now is to exercise, keep your weight under control (so your chest is not full of adipose) and let natural development improve your appearance. If it is severe, see your doctor.
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Dr. Jorge De la Pedraja
Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Male breasts: Gynecomastia is enlargement of the male breasts. There are no home remedies for this. Certain meds have it as a side effect. It is also seen with marijuana use and steroids. So stay away. If the symptoms are severe then surgery can correct it.
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Dr. Jesse Mills
Dr. Jesse Mills commented
Urology 22 years experience
Also get your testosterone and estrogen levels checked, exercise aggressively and eat a diet rich in vegetables, low in carbs and processed food.
Nov 6, 2013

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