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If I have surgery for my gynecomastia will I be able to run on a treadmill?

If I have surgery for my gynecomastia will I be able to run on a treadmill?

Yes, but...: Best to wait until your surgeon has cleared you for specific activities; long-term you will be able to perform all types of exercises/activities. Best wishes. ...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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I'm only 18 & have a torn acl. Will i be able to run after recovering from surgery?

I'm only 18 & have a torn acl. Will i be able to run after recovering from surgery?

Fairly: successful in replacing the ACL. However that said, the new ACL has no nerve supply going to it so you may not know if you re-injure it in the future. Secondly the way the ACL is replaced in our current surgical options, its not the same place as before and therefore the stress on the knee can increase causing degeneration in the joint as well. Consider Regenexx Stem Cell therapy options. ...Read more

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Will i be able to run again after having surgery for compartment syndrome?

Will i be able to run again after having surgery for compartment syndrome?

Most Likely: I am assuming that you had compartment syndrome of the lower leg and required fasciotomies. Your recovery will be mostly dependent on whether or not there was any nerve or muscle injury. If you have irreversible nerve damage, this would have the biggest impact on your recovery. If you have any muscle loss, this too will have a negative impact. If no nerve or muscle loss, then likely full recovery. ...Read more

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Will I ever be able to run again after ACL surgery?

Will I ever be able to run again after ACL surgery?

Running after ACL: Surgery to reconstruct an ACL is not something that eliminates running from your exercise routine. You do you need to adequately rehab your knee and leg prior to running again after surgery. Assuming you did not have other injuries in addition to the ACL, you should be able to run without restrictions after completing your rehabilitation. ...Read more

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Will I be able to lift weights after I have surgery for gynecomastia?

Yes : Long-term you be able to return to all forms of exercises/activities after gynecomastia surgery. Your plastic surgeon will guide you when it comes to specific and timing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is possible to heal gynecomastia without surgery?

Please tell me if it is possible to heal gynecomastia without surgery?

You need an exam: Are you overweight? This condition can arise on its own or can be secondary to certain drugs (ie marijuana and many prescription meds) and also can be secondary to hormonal problems that may signal a bigger issue. If you aren't simply overweight consider seeing your md. You need a testicular exam, review of your medications, and several blood tests that are not part of routine bloodwork. ...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