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Do I need surgery if I am a male with gynecomastia?

Do I need surgery if I am a male with gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia Options: The contour issue of breasts in men or gynecomastia bothers many, but some enjoy living with breasts. Surgery is not "needed" unless there are medical issues present such as cancer or tumor causing breast growth. The options about gynecomastia are quite broad depending on problem. Learn more http://www.Plasticsurgery4u.Com/procedure_folder/male_breast/. ...Read more

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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


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Why would you get abnormal tissue growth (lump) 7 years after Gynecomastia surgery (male)? more info than get it checked out pleaseI.im embarresed

Residual Tissue : All of the breast tissue may not have been removed from the prior operation. I would definitely have this checked by a physician to make sure it is not suspicious. You can undergo re-excision surgery. They should definitely check a hormone panel and perform testicular exam to make sure there is no other medical reason for your recurrent breast enlargement (lump) ...Read more

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I m a male 22 having gynecomastia of approx 6 inches n i m severely obese! I do not want to for a surgery but still i want to get rid of both d thing?

I m a male 22 having gynecomastia of approx 6 inches n i m severely obese! I do not want to for a surgery but still i want to get rid of both d thing?

Lose Weight: Achieving a long-term stable weight may go a long way in improving the appearance of your chest wall. Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue and/or liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. ...Read more

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Male breast enlargement--what surgery?

Gynecomastia?: The first place to start would be in person consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon; making the a correct diagnosis is important. If gynecomastia is the issue, usually partial resection of glandular tissue plus/minus liposuction surgery is helpful. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Am i allowed to get gynecomastia surgery if I am underage?

Yes : Patients with persistent gynecomastia under the age of 18 can undergo surgery with the permission of their parents/guardians. 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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How is gynecomastia surgery done?

How is gynecomastia surgery done?

Carefully!: A skilled plastic surgeon may use several different techniques depending on the anatomic severity at hand. Periareolar incisions and liposuction techniques are often used, and can be incomplete and unsatisfactory, but combination excision and lipo can yield nice results with minimal scarring. More severe cases will require skin incisions and scars. Technique and experience is important here. ...Read more

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What is surgery like for gynecomastia?

Depends on Situation: 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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What occurs during a gynecomastia surgery?

Varies...: 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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Should I have surgery if I have gynecomastia?

Possibly.: 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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Dr. Joseph Mele
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Enlarged Male Breasts (Definition)

It is also called by some as Moobs (Man Boobs). During the puberty time many teenage boys develop breasts. But it goes away within three years in most of them. Also a few develop them due to hormone problems or overweight. The answer for that is ...Read more


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