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Is it possible to treat gynecomastia without surgery?

Is it possible to treat gynecomastia without surgery?

Weight loss: There are some individuals who have used off label indications if tamoxifen but this is not withou my risk and only advised if closely followed and prescribed by an endocrinologist with appropriate testing and monitoring. Surgery is usually the best and most permanent option that is the standard of care. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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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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How to treat gynecomastia with surgery? Which doctor examines gynecomastia cases?

How to treat gynecomastia with surgery? Which doctor examines gynecomastia cases?

Time for consultatn: About a half of males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Normally it will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. Carrying around extra weight can aggravate the issue as fat can masquerade as breast tissue. If persistent after 2+ years i would consult with a cosmetic surgeon about tissue removal ; localized liposuction. ...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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I use to weigh 310. Now 258. I have extreme gynecomastia. Is there a way to fix without surgery? If not, what is the expected cost of this procedure?

I use to weigh 310. Now 258. I have extreme gynecomastia. Is there a way to fix without surgery?  If not, what is the expected cost of this procedure?

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. After weight loss, if excess skin is present, excision may be necessary/helpful. ...Read more

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I m 20..N i hav gynecomastia..Is it possible to reduce in this age..Or surgery is only the way?

I m 20..N i hav gynecomastia..Is it possible to reduce in this age..Or surgery is only the way?

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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What ways can i get rid of gynecomastia without surgery?

What ways can i get rid of gynecomastia without surgery?

NO Unlikely: but you can mask it by wearing elastic type of compressive cloths , developing pectoral muscles then will look less prominent , will not make them disappear If they are bothering you psychologically ( the usual problem ) surgery is the only option to correct it. Good Luck ...Read more

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Had gynecomastia surgery (incision on lower nipple line) 7 days ago,my left nipple is still SLIGHTLY puffy.Is it possible that this is swelling and not residual gland tissue?When will I know for sure?

Had gynecomastia surgery (incision on lower nipple line) 7 days ago,my left nipple is still SLIGHTLY puffy.Is it possible that this is swelling and not residual gland tissue?When will I know for sure?

Time: Mosr likely it represents swelling. This is common. Your doctor may recommend watching it for months. Over time the swelling will decrease. Talk to your doctor to make sure you are not on medication to cause gynecomastia ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Mele
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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


Dr. Tom Pousti
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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