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What is the treatment for gynecomastia?

What is the treatment for gynecomastia?

Surgery.: Gynecomastia comes from the greek meaning "gyne" meaning woman and  "mastos"  meaning breasts. It is most often best treated with  partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue  as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area.  if the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue (lipomastia), then liposuction surgery alone may suffice. ...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


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What are the treatments for gynecomastia?

What are the treatments for gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia: The explanation for gynecomastia in men is unclear except in men who are markedly overweight - not uncommon. If you are not overweight but do have large breasts a consult with a surgeon would be my best advice. Let me know what you decide and what happens. ...Read more

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Do you know of a treatment for gynecomastia?

Do you know of a treatment for gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia: There is a surgical gynecomastia procedure. It involves liposuction to remove the excess fat from the upper chest area. This surgery can also be combined with Pectoral Etching for a more defined look. ...Read more

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What other treatment options for gynecomastia?

What other treatment options for gynecomastia?

Surgery and surgery!: Other than weight loss (and treatment of any stimulating causes, like testicular tumors or other hormone causes), surgery is the only way to remove gynecomastia tissues, especially glandular component. Liposuction can help with the fatty part, but excision is needed for the glandular portion. There is no diet or supplement that can help. See an abps-certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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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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What are the best treatments available for gynecomastia?

What are the best treatments available for gynecomastia?

Man Boob Surgery: . Typically liposuction is used to correct gynecomastia. If there is also a lot of loose skin often this is also removed. Occasionally if their is firm redundant breast tissue it is surgically removed. See a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What effective treatments are available for gynecomastia?

What effective treatments are available for gynecomastia?

Surgery Helpful.: 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. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. For patients with excess skin, common after weight loss, skin excision may also be necesary. ...Read more

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Please describe the treatments available for gynecomastia?

Surgical Option.: 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. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. For patients with excess skin, common after weight loss, skin excision may also be necesary. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and have type 1 gynecomastia. What would be the best treatment?

Seek Consultation: 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. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. For patients with excess skin, common after weight loss, skin excision may also be necessary. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Tom Pousti
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Gynecomastia (Definition)

Gynecomastia is the growth of breast tissue in boys and men. This is due to the imbalance of the ...Read more