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Dr. Sean Canale
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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: 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 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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Dr. Tom Pousti
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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
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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