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Are There Foods I Can Stop Eating To Reduce My Gynecomastia
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
I have gynecomastia I am 19 years. I am just 5'2''. Please how to reduce gynecomastia if doesn't goes. Mine is really quite big. Help.!!!!!
Gynecomastia: Best is to seek ONLY IN PERSON opinions from boarded Plastic Surgeons. There are a few types of "Gynecomastia" 1. Fatty, 2. Glandular, 3. a combination. Either liposuction of some type or excision are the surgical options. But a complete workup is advised including endocrine. Good Luck. ...Read more
Gynecomastia, maybe btwn grade 1 or 2.Have it since I was 14yrs. Anything serious? How do I reduce it? Will exercise work? And if yes then which exercise?
Time for a visit: Pubertal gynecomastia will occur in 1/3 to 1/2 of males ; generally last about a year before fading. Intensity varies from small lump to generous boobs.Overweight kids can appear to have it from just fat accumulation. If present after 3 years, surgical removal of the glandular tissue ; liposuction of any associated fatty tissue will do the job. ...Read more
Not Necessarily: True gynecomastia will not improve with direct and exercise. However, if adipose tissue is a component of the increased breast size, improve and maybe seen with weight loss. If symptomatic and/or aesthetically displeasing, surgical correction of gynecomastia can be worthwhile. Treatment is individualized depending on the specific patient's situation; involves direct excision of glandular tissue.. ...Read more
Diindolylmethane has: Been touted for a variety of disorders, but there is NO scientific information that it helps any medical problem, and has potential risks. Gynecomastia doesn't have "effects", it is an effect, caused by a variety of medical problems, most commonly in males by weight gain and/or testosterone administration. Check w/your doctor - not tv, friends or internet scams. ...Read more
Does ensure powder have estrogen and does it cause gynecomastia? It seems to be the case: http://www. Menshealth. Com/nutrition/s (around 3rd page).
No and no: Ensure products have no estrogen, but do contain soy, which has been thought to have estrogen-like effects in men. But, per livestrong. Com, "no research has shown that soy isoflavones can produce effects similar to pathologically high estrogen in men. A 2011 analysis of clinical data in the journal "fertility & sterility" found no effects of soy products or isoflavones on male sex hormones in men. ...Read more
No: Excess testosterone (t) is converted into estrogen which then exacerbates gynecomastia (male breasts). So taking t won't help you. Instead, check your estrogen level and block conversion of t into estrogen w/aromatase inhibitor such as anastrazole (prescription breast cancer drug). Of course, diet & exercise help, too! Less fat = less gyno. Plastic surgeons can help when all else fails. ...Read more
Surgery Helpful.: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated. It 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 may suffice. ...Read more
I.Have a case of gynecomastia. I have taken a hormone check and it seems normal. I need to reduce this. Please advise?
Surgery Helpful.: Assuming a man has achieved a long-term stable weight and no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. It 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 liposuction surgery may suffice. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Are you overweight? This condition can arise on its own or can be secondary to certain drugs (ie marijuana and many prescription meds) and also can be secondary to hormonal problems that may signal a bigger issue. If you aren't simply overweight consider seeing your md. You need a testicular exam, review of your medications, and several blood tests that are not part of routine bloodwork. ...Read more
How long of a usage of lavender oil would cause gynecomastia? Would discontinuation stop development?
I am taking a medication to treat, reduce, and ultimately remove gynecomastia and would like consult from a doctor.
Hi, I'm a teenager and I think I have gynecomastia. Is there anything at all I can do to try and get rid of it or reduce it at all?
Yes: You should be evaluated by a plastic surgeon ...Read more
If a man has gynecomastia and gets surgery for it, does this effect on his sex life? Is there any medicine available to reduce gynecomastia?
Surgery Helpful.: 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
Can taking prednisone 10mg twice daily cause gynecomastia? I have to take it for 10 days; will symptoms go away after I stop?
Is there ay medication I can take to reduce gynecomastia in my chest, the doctor said that my estrogen level is just a bit over that normal?
Wait it out: If it persists after 21yrs. Then see a plastic surgeon ...Read more
Am18 yrs I have small gynecomastia. I was 110 kg now 84 kg, they reduce but with same shape, anycure with exercise chest and no surgery?
No cure: But size may continue to decrease with further weight loss. Plastic surgery may be necessary to remove excess and stretched skin over the chest area, ...Read more
Sir I have also chest problem. Like gynecomastia. Because iam use steroid for body building...What should I do for reduce that. Please help me sir?
Hi 4 week post gynecomastia and aerola reduction surgery, over time will the nipple size reduce as it heals?
Yes: Your body does not know the difference between an operation by a surgeon and trauma (I.e. Getting a cut or other wound). Like a bruise, the operated area will swell and hurt for a while. Regardless, see your surgeon. He/she can make sure that there is no hematoma/serous (a fluid collection after operation). ...Read more
How can I get rid of my gynecomastia?? I play fitness and I eat healthy food and I don't drink alcohol, but its still there!!
Can under eating cause fat on chest or is there another reason for me being skinny with man boobs (not gynecomastia)?
Possibly.: I think the answer to your question would depend on whether the enlarged breast gland causes physical and/or psychosocial “distress”. If so, and if persistent, it is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. ...Read more
Enlarged male breast: Gynecomastia is an enlargement of male breast tissue. This can be from an excess of one's own hormones or from certain medications. It is usually a benign condition but one should seek medical care, especially if this is a new finding to rule out certain pathology. ...Read more
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