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For what length of time do you think my gynecomastia will stay?

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Dr. Mark Burke
Surgery - Plastics 20 years experience
Undefined time.: Gynecomastia in teenagers may go away on its own. This condition 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 problems that may signal a bigger issue. If you do have gynocomastia, you need a testicular exam, review of your medications, and several blood tests that are not part of routine bloodwork.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Varies...: There are many variables involved; gynecomastia may "stay" for months to years ( or may be a permanent concern). I have found that gynecomastia, if persistent, is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

For what length of time does gynecomastia last for?

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Dr. Mark Burke
Surgery - Plastics 20 years experience
Undefined time.: Gynecomastia in teenagers may go away on its own. This condition 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 problems that may signal a bigger issue. If you do have gynocomastia, you need a testicular exam, review of your medications, and several blood tests that are not part of routine bloodwork.
Last updated Dec 22, 2013

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