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how do i know if my 14 year old son has gyenocomastia or if he's just overweight?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Physical exam: About 1/2 or more males will have transient gynecomastia as they transition through puberty. This can last 6mo-1yr in most with a few lasting longer. Sponginess of the glandular tissue under the nipple is one way to separate actual glandular tissue from fat, but telling the difference takes training.
Answered on Sep 4, 2018
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