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Does gynecomastia go away by itself?

Does gynecomastia go away by itself?

Never say never but: Generally, you can wish in one hand and...Well you know the cliche. Better to have laser body sculpting with slim lipo. Recovery is almost a non- issue. Call 877drsisto for more info. ...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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If I lose weight will my gynecomastia go away by itself?

No: Gynecomastia is hormonally-active breast tissue in a man. Since breast tissue consists of mostly fat, losing weight will cause a reduction in the size of any breast tissue, either in a man or a woman; however, the enlarged breast tissue will still remain. ...Read more

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When will gynecomastia go away?

It varies: Adolescent gynecomastia wil go away by about 18 years of age- if it is going to. It may be due to obesity and require weight loss. Most commonly it requires surgery. ...Read more

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Can my gynecomastia go away on its own?

Yes.: Most cases resolve on their own over a period of several months, especially if it is associated with prescription medications that can be substituted. ...Read more

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Will my gynecomastia ever go away on its own?

Likely not: At your age you'll Likely need surgery to remove it. I perform this procedure in Miami, FL ...Read more

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What can I do to make my gynecomastia go away?

What can I do to make my gynecomastia go away?

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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I've grade 2 gynecomastia, will it go away over time?

Varies...: 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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Would my gynecomastia ever go away or what can I do to fix it?

Would my gynecomastia ever go away or what can I do to fix it?

See plastic surgeon: Gynecomastia can be associated with endocrine disorders, but this is rare. I would suggest seeing a board-certified plastic surgeon, who can give you information on your options and, after an examination, advise you on the appropriateness of an endocrinology evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Have had gynecomastia for 4 years now. Im 16, will they go away? By themselves?

Have had gynecomastia for 4 years now. Im 16, will they go away? By themselves?

Teen boys with boobs: Puberty brings about some changes in boys that they're never that happy about - some growth of their breasts. Majority of times it will resolve but if significant then it may need surgical correction. Also if the child is overweight then that should be addressed first with weight loss, better diet and exercise and then pursue surgical correction for the non-resolving gynecomastia. ...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


Dr. Tom Pousti
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Gynecomastia (Definition)

Gynecomastia is the growth of breast tissue in boys and men. This is due to the imbalance of the ...Read more