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My son will be 17.He is lean and very active.His left breast bud has been inlarged for over almost 3 yrs.It has gotten bigger.Why/when will it go away?

My son will be 17.He is lean and very active.His left breast bud has been inlarged for over almost 3 yrs.It has gotten bigger.Why/when will it go away?

May be a problem: Regular pubertal onset gynecomastia usually fades within the first year.Persistence after 3 years is likely to improve only with surgery. I would check with your pcp about local options & seek out a consultation. Removal of residual breast tissue and any supportive fat cells is usually done by a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can a guy get rid of breast buds?

Surgery: You are referring to gynecomastia. Breast tissue beneath the nipples enlarges causing nipple protrusion. Surgery involves an incision along the lower 1/2 border of the pimented areola surrounding the nipple and excision of the enlarged glandular tissue with electrocautery. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Do a breast self exam after your period ends
monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
daily
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
once
Observe skin around nipples
once
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How long does it take for girls to get breast after breast bud?

How long does it take for girls to get breast after breast bud?

Breast development: At the start of puberty for girls, it takes about one to two years from the breast-bud time to get fully developed breasts. ...Read more

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Im 18 and still have a breast bud normal?

You may have : Delayed development. Please have your physician check it out. Take care. ...Read more

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How long does it take for girls to get breast after breast bud?

Breast development: At the start of puberty for girls, it takes about one to two years from the breast-bud time to get fully developed breasts. ...Read more

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My son will be 17.He is lean and very active.His left breast bud has been inlarged for over almost 3 yrs.It has gotten bigger.Why/when will it go away?

May be a problem: Regular pubertal onset gynecomastia usually fades within the first year.Persistence after 3 years is likely to improve only with surgery. I would check with your pcp about local options & seek out a consultation. Removal of residual breast tissue and any supportive fat cells is usually done by a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Do breast buds go away?

Do breast buds go away?

There is more : Developoing to go. Please see this excellent article: http://www.Buzzle.Com/articles/developing-breast-stages-development-teen-girls.Html. ...Read more

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Do breast buds stay forever in a man?

Do breast buds stay forever in a man?

Not necessarily: With your age, perhaps waiting another 1-2 years and see if their are any changes. I have had a few patients I have referred to plastic surgeons to do their work. ...Read more