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How come women have more fatty breast tissue if men can produce milk too?

How come women have more fatty breast tissue if men can produce milk too?

Lactation tissue: Lactational tissue is responsible for milk production, not the amount of fatty tissue. Hormonal stimulation to this tissue results in milk. ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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Is it common for men to have significant breast tissue?

Is it common for men to have significant breast tissue?

Men have: Breast buds and pre-cursors that will respond to estrogenic stimulus: gynecomastia, and there are 0.1-1% of breast cancer occurs in males. ...Read more

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Is it likely for men to donate breast tissue to women who have undergone mastectomys?

Is it likely for men to donate breast tissue to women who have undergone mastectomys?

Tissue transplant: Between individuals require tissue matching and immunosuppresant meds which can be complicated and sometimes even dangerous. So it is usually reserved for internal organs which are necessary to sustain life. Breast transplants are not worth this risk. ...Read more

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How i know that, is I have breast tissue or just fat ? (having man boobs)

How i know that, is I have breast tissue or just fat ? (having man boobs)

Difficult: Similar palpating texture. Multivitamin surbex in moderate dose should have no major effect even with overdose. But you probably do not need. Lose weight. ...Read more

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I still have man boobs the same size. Pure fat, not male breast tissue. How can I get rid of them?

I still have man boobs the same size. Pure fat, not male breast tissue. How can I get rid of them?

See Plastic surgeon: Not enough information. Are you trying to say that you have fatty male breasts even after weight loss. If so, you first need an evaluation to ensure that you don't have hormonal imbalance and then can be considered for surgical managements by either liposuction of excision. See a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I am really skinny (ribs showing) and have ridiculously skinny legs. But have man boobs. It's not breast tissue growing, I've researched it, it's fat.

I am really skinny (ribs showing) and have ridiculously skinny legs. But have man boobs. It's not breast tissue growing, I've researched it, it's fat.

A trainer and a: nutritionist would be good ideas if you can afford it, after you've been cleared of medical problems by your doc. High protein and good fats like coconut oil and olive oil can be helpful. Neat, clean, and being a good person is more important than physique. Peace and good health. At 17 y.o. you have more room to put more meat on in the future. ...Read more

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What is dence breast tissue?

What  is dence breast tissue?

Breasts are: normally composed of fibroglandular tissue and fat. The fibroglandular tissue is white or "dense" on the mammo, the fat is lucent. The breasts are considered dense if there is >50% dense tissue relative to fat. Although dense breasts are normal, they can decrease the sensitivity of mammo for detecting cancer, and dense breasts also slightly increase the risk of cancer. ...Read more

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What do breast tissue expanders look or feel like?

Depends: Silicone feel the most natural - saline has a slosh to them. They look like small bowls of fluid. There is a distinct feel to breast implants - but often most people don't notice. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more