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(only girls) I have gynecomastia which bra can I wear?

(only girls) I have gynecomastia which bra can I wear?

I don't understand: I'm not sure what you are asking.Are you male or female? If you are female, and have breast development, you only need a bra that seems to give the type of support most comfortable to you. Get fitted by an expert at the store if possible. If you are male and have gynecomastia, it can be very common in your teens, and then go away. If you are older and it is still a problem, check with your doctor. ...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


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Do they make bras for men with gynecomastia?

Do they make bras for men with gynecomastia?

Manzier?: Custom bras can be made for men. Check with doctor or google it to find who makes them for women. You may wish to consider surgery (yes, i'm a surgeon) however which can be very effective. ...Read more

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How do I tell her that I have to wear a bra because I have male breast enlargement?

How do I tell her that I have to wear a bra because I have male breast enlargement?

Gynecomastia: This is a treatable disorder. Unless your bmi is over about 35, most docs will treat it. ...Read more

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How do I tell new lady that I have to wear a bra because I have male breast enlargement?

How do I tell new lady that I have to wear a bra because I have male breast enlargement?

Tell the truth: Real gynecomastia (male breast enlargement) is easy to treat surgically. Most men who have it would prefer to be rid of it, but some men love it. Some overweight men have fat that simulates breasts ("pseudogynecomastia"); most men with this don't like it and it can be removed by liposuction. Before the shirt comes off, tell her -- she may like it, or like you for who you are and ignore it. ...Read more

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Is gynecomastia harmful?

Is gynecomastia harmful?

Possibly.: I think the answer to your question would depend on whether the enlarged breast gland causes physical and/or psychosocial “distress”. If so, and if persistent, it 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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What is gynecomastia in men?

Enlarged male breast: Gynecomastia is an enlargement of male breast tissue. This can be from an excess of one's own hormones or from certain medications. It is usually a benign condition but one should seek medical care, especially if this is a new finding to rule out certain pathology. ...Read more

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How do boys get gynecomastia?

PRL, E2...puberty: Hi. If boys have new bilateral gynecomastia at 19, there's a problem with prolactin or estrogen. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is gynecomastia in males?

Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia comes from the greek meaning "gyne" meaning woman and  "mastos"  meaning breasts.  it refers to abnormal development of large mammary glands in males. Although there may be many “causes”, most cases are idiopathic (no specific cause). The use of certain medications, drugs, organ dysfunction (kidney or liver), hormonal imbalances etc. May also be causative. ...Read more

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When will gynecomastia go away?

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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Who do you see for gynecomastia?

Your doctor: While most cases of gynecomastia have no known cause, it can occasionally be associated with other abnormalities, and is often temporary in teenage boys. Start with your doctor. If he/she feels you need surgery, see a board-certified plastic surgeon to discuss your options. This is a common procedure that can achieve excellent results with the right surgeon/patient/problem combination. ...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