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Causes of gyancomastia in 6 months female?
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Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Gynecomastia = over-: development of male breasts. Breast buds from maternal estrogen in newborn boys & girls can persist till 6 months. Breast buds can also occur in both from 6 months-3 years, more likely in girls. If serial measurements of breast tissue shows shrinking/no increase over 6 months & no other signs of premature puberty exist, a baby girl has benign premature thelarche. See consumer reference below.
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