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Can Tamoxifen Help Me Get Rid Of My Gynecomastia
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 !!
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 25. And I have gynecomastia. And i want to get rid of it. How safe and expensive is surgery? Are there alternatives to surgery?
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gynecomastia: The key is to figure out the underlying cause. Medications, hormonal issues, kidney or liver problems, tumors, etc can all cause the condition. Treatment is generally focused on correcting the cause. In some cases, medicines and even surgery can be prescribed to eliminate the problem. Please see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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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