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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had gynecomastia due to low testoterone had surgery on nov16 .Havent smoke weed since october.Is it possible i could smoke a joint without a problem?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a way to get rid of gynecomastia without taking any herbal medications supplements or having surgery?
Male,Age:17.Puffy Nipples.Its really annoying me,& I need to get rid of it without a surgery.Normally my chest looks fine except this.Not gynecomastia?
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?
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