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How do I stop male breast buds quickly?

How do I stop male breast buds quickly?

You don't: Breast buds affect ~1/3 males in early puberty and may affect one or both sides concurrently. The process reflects an awakening of the body to hormonal changes. It generally persists for a year or less & disappears gradually as puberty progresses. Rare cases can become prominent. Being overweight tends to make the process more notifiable. ...Read more

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Do breast buds go away in men or are they permanent?

Do breast buds go away in men or are they permanent?

Normal: Breast buds are the first sign of puberty (passage into the adult form of te species) in humans. Both genders get them. In males, they degenerate becoming just normal male nipples. In women hey continue to develop into breast tissue. Rarely, breast tissue persists in males, leading to a condition called gynecomastia. This also goes away, but occasionally needs treatment. ...Read more

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Why do men have breast buds and what are they made of?

Why do men have breast buds and what are they made of?

Breast tissue: During puberty, adolescent males develop transient bilateral breast buds (made of breast tissue). Breast tissue is hormonally senstive so it is likely to change during the time of puberty. If a 'breast bud' persists and is unilateral (one side only)-- it should be evaluted. Young men may develop breast cancer (usually those with brca1/2 gene abnormalities). ...Read more

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Why do I have to stop smoking before my doctor will do a male breast reduction? I wanted to have a male breast reduction, but I'm a smoker and I heard that you have to stop smoking. For how long? What does smoking have to do with a breast reduction?

Why do I have to stop smoking before my doctor will do a male breast reduction? I wanted to have a male breast reduction, but I'm a smoker and I heard that you have to stop smoking. For how long? What does smoking have to do with a breast reduction?

Stop Smoking: Nicotine behaves as a vasoconstrictor of vessels thereby decreasing blood flow to tissues (that need to receive blood flow to heal after surgery).  a decrease in this blood flow may result in wound healing problems and/or tissue death. Patients should avoid all forms of nicotine (smoking, gum, patches), especially prior to procedures involving flaps such as breast lifting, tummy tuck, facelifts. ...Read more

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Which medications should I stop taking before my male breast reduction surgery? I am not on any prescribed medications, but I do take vitamin e, gingko biloba, and a drink a lot of herbal teas. Should I stop using these herbal and vitamin supplements befo

Which medications should I stop taking before my male breast reduction surgery? I am not on any prescribed medications, but I do take vitamin e, gingko biloba, and a drink a lot of herbal teas. Should I stop using these herbal and vitamin supplements befo

It's a waste of $: Ginkgo biloba failed clinical trials, It's NOT effective. Since it's not a drug, the FDA can't stop the quacks who market it from doing so. As for herbal teas: they taste nice but a typical herbal tea brewed in the typical American way is EXTREMELY weak tea; so dilute that the likelihood of any real biochemical effect is essentially none. BURN THIS in your mind: Skepticism is good for your health. ...Read more

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Can male breast disappear automatically when over 18?

Can male breast disappear automatically when over 18?

Gynecolmastia: This is gynecomastia - it can disappear....
If you want more detail, go here:. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is any natural method to enlarge male breast?

^ muscle mass: Exercises to build your chest (per workoutbox. Com): barbell bench press; barbell bench press, declined; dumbbell flyes; dumbbell flyes, inclined bench; chest dips; cable crossover. This will increase muscle mass but will not increase cup size/ fatty tissue. ...Read more

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How long for breast buds to grow into bosooms?

Breast growth: From the start to the final result can take several years. No hurry. You can start with a sports/training bra and keep it 2 yrs or need new ones in 6 months. Everyone develops at their own pace. ...Read more

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Can all girls get breast buds?

Breast Development: They should. The pediatrician examines and gives a tanner stage of development of which there are ranges of normal (like a growth chart). Failure to develop is rare and be one or both sides. Let the pediatrician know about concerns to see where the girl is in development and go from there. Private message me if you need to. ...Read more

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When do girls all start to grow breast buds?

Girls puberty: Puberty in girls starts around age 8-9 with hair on lower legs usually first, getting taller next, breast buds next and typically last is pubic hair although that varies. This can all take a few years and some are slower to develp than others. Normal would be first needing a bra from age 9 to 15. Monthly cycles can be normal to start in those age ranges also. ...Read more

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How much bpa is needed to cause male breast growth?

How much bpa is needed to cause male breast growth?

Individual.: Some people are more sensitive to estrogen effect than others. Infants tend to be the most sensitive, adults less so. ...Read more

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Does having cll cause swelling and pain in one male breast?

Not really.: This would be very unusual. My advice is to be seen by your doctor to figure out what the issue might be. ...Read more

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Breast buds. Dad question wearing bra at 8. What can I tell him?

Breast buds. Dad question wearing bra at 8. What can I tell him?

Breast buds: Girls are maturing earlier now than previous generations with menstrual cycles in the 9 yr range not uncommon. Breast buds can occur at this age also. If dad is concerned, he should attend the next pediatrician visit and speak with the doctor directly. ...Read more

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How can I distinguish between gynocomastia (male breast tissue) and only chest fat?

How can I distinguish between gynocomastia (male breast tissue) and only chest fat?

Lose wt/ ultrasound: The simple but difficult way would be to drop the weight. However, an ultrasound of the area could help distinguish what is fat or glandular breast tissue. There is likely some of both. ...Read more

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I'm 18, and in the 5th grade I noticed that I had breast buds. I'm a 34c now and the "bud" is about the size of kiwi and my breast hurt all the time.?

I'm 18, and in the 5th grade I noticed that I had breast buds. I'm a 34c now and the "bud" is about the size of kiwi and my breast hurt all the time.?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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How can a guy get rid of breast buds?

How can a guy get rid of breast buds?

Surgery: You are referring to gynecomastia. Breast tissue beneath the nipples enlarges causing nipple protrusion. Surgery involves an incision along the lower 1/2 border of the pimented areola surrounding the nipple and excision of the enlarged glandular tissue with electrocautery. ...Read more

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What is the estimate cost for male breast surgery?

Varies.: I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery and/or the aesthetic society of plastic surgery to obtain a list of well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.

then, I would suggest you visit a few surgeons whose practices  concentrate on aesthetic surgery. Ask  to see lots of examples of their work and preferably speak/see patients who have had similar procedures. ...Read more

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Gynecomastia, male breast problems, what can I do?

Gynecomastia, male breast problems, what can I do?

Surgery Helpful.: 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 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 may suffice. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible for a girl not to have breast buds?

Can you explain if it's possible for a girl not to have breast buds?

Depends on variables: Failure of any female to have breast buds by age 13 would need a proper evaluation by your doc or a pediatric endocrinologist. This would not be normal and may indicate a problem in one or more significant areas. ...Read more

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Male breast enlargement pills?

Male breast enlargement pills?

NO: There is no safe way to grow or reduce breasts... Whether with supplements or medications. Augmentation with a plastic surgeon is the only safe way. ...Read more

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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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Male breast enlargement. What options are there?

Puberty question?: About a third of males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. They can be sore & worrisome to a kid looking for a sexual identity. Rarely they can be so noticable that kids want the tissue removed, yet most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. If the process is unchanged over that period, discuss with a surgeon. ...Read more

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Can I have male breast cancer?

Can I have male breast cancer?

Yes,: About 1% of breast cancers occur in men. If you feel a breast lump, see your doctor. You may need a mammogram and/or ultrasound. ...Read more

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How rare is male breast cancer?

How rare is male breast cancer?

Rare: It is quite rare. Presents as a painless lump under tge nipple most often over age 65. Less than 1% of breast cancers occur in men. ...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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What are symptoms of male breast cancer?

What are symptoms of male breast cancer?

Lump on the breast: The most common presentation of breast cancer in male is a lump on the breast- usually underneath the nipple area. When it is more advanced- you can also find lymph gland enlargement on the arm pit area, above the collar bone. In metastatic disease- where other organ is involved, systemic problems like weight loss, bony pain, facture etc can happen. Do not underestimate any lump on your breast. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of male breast cancer?

What are the symptoms of male breast cancer?

Painless lump: Breast cancer appear in men as silent painless lump, often ignored then as fixed ulcerated mass. 1% of breast cancers are in men, as diagnosis is done in late stages, prognosis is poor, due to lack awareness in men cause delayed treatment. Early diagnosis, is the key for cure. ...Read more

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