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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have left gynaecomastia since three years and i m worried. what can it be?physiological or pathological?

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Dr. Jason Boardman
General Surgery 27 years experience
Either: Most likely this is physiologic. As hormonal changes occur in the body there can be an imbalance which can cause things like gynecomastia to develop. Usually this is bilateral. To be 100% safe you should see your doctor and have him check various hormone levels.
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