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Are there symptoms of male breast enlargement?

Are there symptoms of male breast enlargement?

Symptoms male breast: Male breast enlargement, or as we call it gynecomastia.Young men and teenagers get embarassed with large breasts.They are called and feel freaks, breast pain can happen frequently, some diseases and medications can cause gynecomastia.Anabolic steroids, tagamet, aldactone, (spironolactone) casodexand several other medicines. ...Read more

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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


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What causes male breast tissue enlargement?

What causes male breast tissue enlargement?

Medication, Hormones: Male breast enlargement (gynecomastia) is relatively common and can be caused by various medications, such as antacid or blood pressure medications. Many cases are due to the normal hormonal changes that occur in men. Liver disease, marijuana smoking and testicular tumors that secrete hormones can also be a factor. Because men can get breast cancer, see a specialist if you notice any changes. ...Read more

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Implanon can cause of big breast?

Implanon can cause of big breast?

It is possible: there are reported cases of increased breast size from this implant. It is not very common but can occur. ...Read more

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Could masturbation cause infertility at the age of 13?

Could masturbation cause infertility at the age of 13?

Of course not: If it did, the human species would have died out long ago. The claim that enjoying your body as all male and most female teens do will cause infertility isn't true, and you should be angry about being lied to. Sperm count goes down if ejaculation is more frequent simply because there is more fluid available to dilute them. Especially, embrace your emerging ability to love wisely ; well. ...Read more

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Can sertraline tablets cause gynecomastia or any other type of breast enlargement in men?

Can sertraline tablets cause gynecomastia or any other type of breast enlargement in men?

Possibly:see study: In the study cited below, there is concern and evidence to suggest that it may sertraline was a probable cause if gynecomastia formation in a 67 year old particularly if combined with duloxetine. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23324513. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of sudden loss of facial and body hair on women?

What are possible causes of sudden loss of facial and body hair on women?

Alopecia Areata: The most common cause of sudden hair loss is called alopecia areata. This condition is unknown cause, but it is thought to be a temporary immune reaction against one's own hair follicles. Often seen in children in the spotty variant is known as alopecia areata. If the spots are everywhere it is known as alopecia totals. It is necessary to see a dermatologist for this diagnosis to be made correctly. ...Read more

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What can cause large lumps in both of my breasts?

What can cause large lumps in both of my breasts?

Breast masses: Breast lumps can be palpated anywhere. They can be in any quadrant, behind the nipple, or near the axillary region (arm pit). It can be normal breast tissue, fibrocystic, masses that are non-cancerous, benign masses like fibroadenomas or the dreaded cancer. Most cancers are located in the upper outer quadrant. See your physician for a history and physical. Diagnostic testing may be in order. ...Read more

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Can leaving in a implant contraceptive cause over production of prolactin or detrimental hormone fluctuations? Tenderness and size increase in breasts

Can leaving in a implant contraceptive cause over production of prolactin or detrimental hormone fluctuations? Tenderness and size increase in breasts

No: But i'm not sure what evidence you have that your prolactin is elevated. Breast enlargement and/or tenderness can be a side effect of hormonal contraception (such as implanon/nexplanon). Prolactin elevations usually cause milk production. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce estrogen in males because I have gynocomastia and I've read estrogen influences male breast tissue. ?

What are some ways to reduce estrogen in males because I have gynocomastia and I've read estrogen influences male breast tissue. ?

See your doctor: True gynecomastia with breast tissue in males is rare. It can be a side effect of taking certain drugs or having a hormonal imbalance. I would see your doctor to make sure this is breast tissue and to check the chemical and hormonal balance in your body. You may also want to check your weight, as that is a more common cause of gynecomastia in males. ...Read more

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Leading casues of the female infertility in young women ?

Leading casues of the female infertility in young women ?

Several: In women under age 30, the most common causes of infertility are damage to fallopian tubes, endometriosis, ovulation problems, and sperm problems. In addition, some women have problems with the ovaries themselves and without knowing it the ovaries work like a woman is in her 40's. ...Read more

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What causes both male and female infertility ?

What causes both male and female infertility ?

Several: Male factors include testicular injury, infection, congenital anomalies, mumps, torsion. Women can present with chromosomal anomalies, tubal factor from infection or prior surgery, polycystic ovary, endometriosis, ovarian dysfunction, unexplained infertility & lack of sexual frequency. ...Read more

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What causes sore and an increase size of nipples?

What causes sore and  an increase size of nipples?

Hormone variations: Pregnancy can do that, as well as hormone changes for other reasons. See your doctor for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the leading cause of indigestion amongst 30 year old males?

What is the leading cause of indigestion amongst 30 year old males?

See details: Esophageal reflux would be the most common cause. However, since you take aspirin, gastritis or ulcer merits major consideration. ...Read more

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Is increased body hair growth in men a sign or symptom of virility?

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Is increased body hair growth in men a sign or symptom of virility?

Maybe but it depends: In answering your question, we have to agree (like former president clinton) to a definition of virility since that's more an adjective and less a medical term. Let's assume virility = masculinity, which one could say is distantly related to testosterone. Testosterone is converted into dihydrotestosterone (dht) which increases body hair (but decreases scalp hair). But don't forget genetics! ...Read more

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What are the causes of soreness of breast and nipples besides pregnancy?

Breasts sore: Some women experience this just before or at time of menstruation. Friction against clothing can cause pain of nipples. ...Read more

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What are the hormones which could cause low sexual drive in both male and female?

What are the hormones which could cause low sexual drive in both male and female?

Several: Imbalance of several hormones can cause sexual dysfunction. Deficiency or excess of thyroid hormone, Insulin deficiency (diabetes) deficiency of testosterone and abnormality of other pituitary and adrenal hormones can all effect sexual function in men. In women the same hormones and ovarian hormones can cause sexual dysfunction and loss of libido. ...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