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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

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Male Breast Enlargement (Definition)

Male breast enlargement is also known as Enlarged male breasts. 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?

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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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Check yourself after your period
Monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
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Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
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Observe skin around nipples
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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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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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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Seek immediate evaluation by your physician
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Have diagnostic mammography, ultrasound or MRI if recommended
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Remember most breast lumps are benign
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Does herballife product helps to reduce gynecomastia?

No : No medications no herbs will reduce gynacomastia only surgical procedure or liposuction will. ...Read more

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A friend was just diagnosed with gynecomastia, is that a serious condition?

A friend was just diagnosed with gynecomastia, is that a serious condition?

No: It is a benign (non-cancerous) growth or swelling of the nipple and breast tissue in men. There are multiple causes, and it often goes away by itself especially in younger persons. It can be surgically removed if it is a cosmetic issue, but this is not necessary. Alcohol use, marijuana, and steroid use can cause it, but often it just happens by itself. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Perform monthly self breast exams.
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See your doctor immediately if breast lump found.
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Yearly breast exams after age 40 by your doctor.
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Yearly mammograms after age 40.
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If I develop gynecomastia does that mean that i'm getting fat?

No: Gynecomastia is enlarged breast tissue in guys. It's the result of hormone imbalances. Excess body fat can cause changes in estrogen/testosterone balance - but is by no means the only cause. Skinny guys can get gynecomastia. Gynecomastia does not means someone is fat. Too much fat means someone is fat. ...Read more

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Enlarged Male Breasts (Definition)

Enlarged male breasts is a clinical finding in which a male's breasts are somewhat prominent. This can occur with obesity, with diseases that affect hormone levels, or ...Read more

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Gynecomastia (Definition)

Gynecomastia is also known as Enlarged male breasts. Gynecomastia is the growth of breast tissue in boys and men. This is due to the imbalance of the ...Read more

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