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Can tamoxifen help me get rid of my gynecomastia?

Can tamoxifen help me get rid of my gynecomastia?

Great idea: But I wouldn't want to try it outside of a clinical trial. ...Read more

Dr. Sean Canale
638 Doctors shared insights

Tamoxifen (Definition)

This medication is used to: treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in men and women. Treat early breast cancer in women who have already been treated with surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. Reduce the risk of developing a more serious type of breast cancer in women who have had ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis; a type of breast cancer ...Read more


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Can you use nolvadex (tamoxifen) to get rid of gynecomastia?

Can you use nolvadex (tamoxifen) to get rid of gynecomastia?

Maybe: Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is effective in reducing estrogen driven gynecomastia. It works to prevent better than to treat the problem and is given prophyllactically when men are given Estrogens to treat various disease states. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to get rid of my gynecomastia?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of my gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia options: Gynecomastia can be pubertal or adult type. Once medical causes for the problem have been eliminated or treated then a fair number of patients are candidates for surgical correction. See a plastic surgeon in your area and s/he may be able to better guide you better re options specific to you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my gynecomastia taking any herbal medication?

How can I get rid of my gynecomastia taking any herbal medication?

No.: 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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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!!

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!!

Gynecomastica needs: To be distinguished from fatty deposits in the chest area as a result of overweight. Hormonal issues may be present. Please see your doc for an exam and possible treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of gynecomastia?

Possibly but...: Much will depend on your specific situation and on your own physician's thoughts after physical examination. 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. ...Read more

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Will an aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of my male gynecomastia?

Will an aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of my male gynecomastia?

Be careful.: Make sure gynecomastia is the correct diagnosis. Breast cancer in male patients is very rare, but can be potentially life threatening. Using medications such as an aromatase inhibitor for breast swelling before eliminating the diagnosis of breast cancer can be potentially serious. Check with your doctor for details. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of gynecomastia naturally?

Age???: If you are an 11-13 yo male who had developed gynecomastia at the start of puberty, relax & understand it occurs in ~1/3 of males, lasts for a year or so & then fades on its own. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of gynecomastia help please!?

How can I get rid of gynecomastia help please!?

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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Can I tell me how I can get rid of gynecomastia?

Can I tell me how I can get rid of gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia can actually be caused by underlying medical conditions in older men. The best thing to do is have an evaluation by your physician to rule out any underlying causes. If negative then surgery may be an option. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of gynecomastia help please!?

Surgery Helpful.: 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, liposuction surgery, and/or occasionally excision of excess skin as well. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of gynecomastia during puberty?

What to do to get rid of gynecomastia during puberty?

Depends: Roughly half of males go through transient nipple enlargement on one or both sides at the onset of puberty.Most resolve within 6m to a year, it is considered normal. I went through it. A few will have persistent or dramatic gynecomastia. It can erode someones self concept, surgery is helpful for those who don't clear up after a year or so. ...Read more

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What ways can I get rid of gynecomastia without surgery?

What ways can I get rid of gynecomastia without surgery?

NO Unlikely: But you can mask it by wearing elastic type of compressive cloths, developing pectoral muscles then will look less prominent, will not make them disappear If they are bothering you psychologically (the usual problem) surgery is the only option to correct it. Good Luck ...Read more

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How to get rid of gynecomastia.

Gynecomastia Surgery: Gynecomastia is easiy surgically treated by a plastic surgeon. Using direct excision and/or liposuction techniques. First step is to look at causes which are many and include medication side effects, thc use (marijuana), steroids and other drugs, obesity, endocrine disorders and familal causes and rarely from a cancer. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia: Because 50 percent of the breast is composed of fat, I'm able to reduce its size predominantly through liposuction alone. Many men choose to combine the gynecomastia procedure with Pectoral Etching, a liposuction technique developed to give the chest a more athletic appearance. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of Gynecomastia?

How do you get rid of Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia: Begin with observation only. Stop causative medication. Treatment underlying medical problems (hypogonadism, hyperthyroidism) If not resolved or having pain, last more than 12 months then consult specialist for medical and surgical treatment. Pubertal gynecomastia starts at 10 to 12. Peak at 13 to 14. Should regress in 6 months to 2 years. No treatment needed. If persist beyond 17 years old see Doc ...Read more

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How can you get rid of gynecomastia?

Surgery: A combination of liposuction or surgery is best mode of treatment. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of gynecomastia?

Surgery.: Gynecomastia comes from the greek meaning "gyne" meaning woman and  "mastos"  meaning breasts. I have found that gynecomastia 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. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of gynecomastia?

What are good ways to get rid of gynecomastia?

Usually surgery: Although weight loss can help if it's related to being overweight, typically surgery is needed. The procedure that is done usually involves some liposuction of the chest area, removal of the thick glandular tissue, and sometimes, some procedure to tighten up stretched out skin. See your local plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how do I get rid of gynecomastia?

Surgical Options: 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 liposuction 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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Can you tell me how to get rid of gynecomastia naturally?

Can you tell me how to get rid of gynecomastia naturally?

Wt loss and? Rx: Look up all pharmacologic and recreational substances you use to see if they cause gynecomastia- if they do, get rid of them.
Try losing weight if you're above your ideal BMI.
If those things don't help see a plastic surgeon. There's nothing unnatural about surgery. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can naturally get rid of gynecomastia?

Can I tell me how I can naturally get rid of gynecomastia?

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

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How can I get rid of gynecomastia if I don't have 7000 dollars laying around?

Gynecomastia: It is best to seek medical attention to find the cause of the gynecomastia which is more likely to be a hormonal imbalance which would not require surgery. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of hardened fluid in pocket where gynecomastia was removed surgically?

How can I get rid of hardened fluid in pocket where gynecomastia was removed surgically?

May resolve: Best to see your surgeon to see your options. Do you know if it is a fluid collection, hematoma bruising, or is it healing firm scar tissue? How long ago was your surgery? Your surgeon could aspirate fluid with a needle, if indicated. If it is a hematoma or scarring, it will resolve with time. ...Read more

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HI. I Have gynecomastia (Gyno). and I want to get rid of this. Would you like to tell me how to get rid of this. Its embressing me to much.

Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the enlargement is fat. Most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. If the process is unchanged after 2-3 yrs ; you've made an effort to lose any extra weight, it is time to discuss it with a surgeon. No meds will fix I ...Read more

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Pubertal gynecomastia. How do I get rid of them?

Pubertal gynecomastia. How do I get rid of them?

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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Do I need reconstructive surgery to get rid of gynecomastia?

Sometimes.: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are 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. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of gynecomastia (man boobs) without paying (how to get rid of them the natural way)?

How can I get rid of gynecomastia (man boobs) without paying (how to get rid of them the natural way)?

Not easy: Gynecomastia can be caused by obesity, side effects of medications and marijuana, and by the hormones produced by brain or testicular tumors. The enlargement can also rarely be caused by male breast cancer. The first step is to get a thorough physical exam to rule out the dangerous causes. Then, surgery or non-surgical treatment can begin. Weight loss / drug avoidance are the only free options. ...Read more

Dr. Tom Pousti
552 Doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Tom Pousti
316 Doctors shared insights

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