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Are there any new or up-and-coming non-surgical treatments for gynecomastia?

Are there any new or up-and-coming non-surgical treatments for gynecomastia?

Possibly: There are fat freezing and radiofrquency therapies which are new to the fat reduction arsenal of treatment modalities. Time will tell if they will transition to the male breast. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Gynecomastia (Definition)

Gynecomastia is enlargement of the breast tissue in male patients. A common reason for it is during the puberty. Other causes are secondary to hormonal imbalnce, liver function abnormality, side effect of certain medications or other drugs, excess alcohol consumption and sometimes unknown causes. It would be best to see a breast care provider to work up its causes and ...Read more


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Is there any other treatment available for gynecomastia?

Is there any other treatment available for gynecomastia?

Time for a visit: First the reason for the problem should be sorted out.Some medications or medical problems can lead to this process and treatment may depend on the findings.If no treatable issues are involved, a cosmetic surgeon can remove any residual glandular tissue and or do liposuction to remove fat. ...Read more

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Are there any quick acne treatments?

Are there any quick acne treatments?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments available to help sagging breasts?

Are there any treatments available to help sagging breasts?

Yes: The most common technique is referred to as a mastopexy or breast lift. Sometimes implants are used to fill out the skin. Generally the breast skin is tightened by removing excess loose skin and re-shaping the breast. The usually results in small scars around the nipple, and sometimes on the underside of the breast depending on the amount of skin to be removed. ...Read more

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What are some treatments available for gynecomastia?

What are some treatments available for gynecomastia?

Limited: Weight loss, better diet and exercise. Avoidance of otc supplements containing things like dhea. If prolactin is elevated, Cabergoline can help. Otherwise, surgery may be the only alternative. ...Read more

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Are there any new effective treatments for keloid skin problems?

Are there any new effective treatments for keloid skin problems?

Keloid therapy: Therapeutic treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids includes occlusive dressings, compression therapy, intralesional corticosteroid injections, cryosurgery, excision, radiation therapy, laser therapy, interferon (ifn) therapy, 5-fluorouracil (5-fu), doxorubicin, bleomycin, verapamil, retinoic acid, Imiquimod 5% cream, tamoxifen, tacrolimus, botulinum toxin, and over-the-counter treatments (eg, . ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments for epididymitis?

Are there any natural treatments for epididymitis?

No natural treatment: There are no effective non-medical treatments for epididymitis. Epididymitis is usually due to an infection of the epididymis, which is on the side of each testicle. Antibiotics are needed to resolve the infection, and anti-inflammatories (such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin) are used to decrease the pain and inflammation. A primary care doctor or a urologist can evaluate such symptoms and start treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any effective natural acne treatment options?

Are there any effective natural acne treatment options?

Some natural treatments may be helpful in reducing acne inflammation and breakouts: Tea tree oil: , Alpha hydroxy acid. , Azelaic acid. , Bovine cartilage. , Zinc. , Green tea extract. , Aloe vera. , Brewer's yeast. . More research is needed to establish the potential effectiveness and long-term safety of these and other natural acne treatments, traditional Chinese medicine and ayurvedic herbs. Talk with your doctor about the pros and cons of specific treatments before you try them. ...Read more

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Is there any laser treatment for acne scars?

Is there any laser treatment for acne scars?

Many: There are many lasers: noninvasive and invasive. Noninvasive lasers help with discolorations (ipl, ktp, nd:yag, alex, ruby, pulsed dye, diode) or collagen remodeling (thermage, titan). Invasive lasers include co2, fractional co2 (activefx, deepfx, totalfx, repair), erbium, fraxel, ematrix. ...Read more

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Are there any home made anti cellulite treatment?

Are there any home made anti cellulite treatment?

Cellulite: There are many treatments advocated for cellulite but most have no scientific basis and have not proven effective in well designed clinical trials. There is no good evidence that home made anti-cellulite treatments are helpful. ...Read more

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Are there any naturopathic remedies for breast cancer?

Are there any naturopathic remedies for breast cancer?

Naturopathic=natural: I do agree with the previous doctors answers; but i would like a bit of input.While, conventional proven treatment--should be given to a patient by an expert in the field of breast cancer, after the traditional treatments are given many times the patient is left alone-no real post chemo-post rads-post surgery protocal is rx--.Too bad!good nutrition, exercise, yoga, emotional support etc. Big help. ...Read more

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Are there any natural doctor recommenef ED treatments?

Treatment depends: Treatment depends on cause. What is the cause of your ed? Once the cause is determined, then natural or reasonable possible treatments may be recommended. ...Read more

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Is there any natural home made,alopathic, homeopathic treatment for teenage baldness?

Is there any natural home made,alopathic, homeopathic treatment for teenage baldness?

See a dermatologist.: Begin with a diagnosis. Not all hair loss is the same. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. You can probably be helped. Forget "natural". It has no meaning. Forget "homemade". It will get you nowhere. Forget "homeopathic". No homeopathic remedy is anything but placebo. Don't be a sucker for any of these con games. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for androgenic alopecia?

Is there any treatment for androgenic alopecia?

Hair Restoration: I agree with dr. Pollard -- but there has been success with Minoxidil topically as well as with finasteride. Hair transplants can work well. We are working on a variety of hair restoration topical sprays and techniques that have shown promise as well....But the official answer for now is: minoxidil, finasteride, and hair transplants. ...Read more

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Are there any non-surgical breast reduction methods?

Are there any non-surgical breast reduction methods?

No good methods: Other than weight loss there are no consistent methods for no -surgical breast reduction. Hormone blocking medications have not indicated for this. Liposuction offers a minimally invasive approach. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal treatments for insonmia?

Are there any herbal treatments for insonmia?

Oh my, yes: But first it's important to look at why you're having insomnia. Some types really do need conventional treatments -- so a diagnostic evaluation with your doctor is wise. Sleep studies may be indicated too. Additionally, some sleep problems can come from anxiety & can benefit from psychotherapy. This said, herbs such as lemon balm, california poppy, hops, kava, and valerian can all help w/sleep. ...Read more

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Are there any good Ayurveda treatments for keloids?

Are there any good Ayurveda treatments for keloids?

No: Keloids are very difficult to manage. Depending on duration and severity, application of vitamin e, cortisone and silicone may help. Sometimes, cortisone may have to be injected or surgery(as a last resort) may become indicated. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal treatments for cancer that would help?

Are there any herbal treatments for cancer that would help?

No: Although there have been multiple attempts to use herbal tgreatment to successfully treat cancer, from apricot pits(laeatril) to vitamin c to japanese mushrooms, none have been successful. ...Read more

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Are there any and treatments acne scars?

Are there any and treatments acne scars?

Acne scars: Acne scars, like all scars, canbe improved but not made to disappear. Dermabrasion, chemical peel, laser peel, excision, subcision are all useful and the choice depends on what the examination shows. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Male Breast Enlargement (Definition)

Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast gland, can be due to hormone, imabalances, medications, age, or genetics. It is a medically treatable condition - see a board-certified plastic surgeon for the different options. These can include liposuction, direct excision of the glandular tissue, and even excision of ...Read more


Dr. Joseph Mele
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Enlarged Male Breasts (Definition)

It is also called by some as Moobs (Man Boobs). During the puberty time many teenage boys develop breasts. But it goes away within three years in most of them. Also a few develop them due to hormone problems or overweight. The answer for that is ...Read more