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Just had male breast reduction with slim lipo when should I see results?

Just had male breast reduction with slim lipo when should I see results?

Liposuction results: There is typically significant swelling associated with liposuction. The swelling will gradually subside after surgery to the point where you will begin to appreciate your new contour by 6 weeks after surgery. You should achieve your final shape by 6 months after surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Liposuction (Definition)

Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...Read more


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Does male breast reduction just involve liposuction of the breasts, or is there actual breast tissue that needs to be cut out? I'm considering getting male breast reduction surgery, but i'm not sure what it involves, and i'm kind of embarrassed to ask. .

Does male breast reduction just involve liposuction of the breasts, or is there actual breast tissue that needs to be cut out? I'm considering getting male breast reduction surgery, but i'm not sure what it involves, and i'm kind of embarrassed to ask.

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Both: It all depends on your physical exam. If you have fatty large breast and little skin excess, you may be a good candidate for liposuction alone. But if you have large glandular breasts and extra skin, some of that may need to be removed surgically. ...Read more

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How effective is liposuction in male breast reduction? My breasts are pretty large, and i'm considering a male breast reduction. Is breast tissue always removed, or is the problem normally due to fat in the breast? How much can I reduce the size of my bre

How effective is liposuction in male breast reduction? My breasts are pretty large, and i'm considering a male breast reduction. Is breast tissue always removed, or is the problem normally due to fat in the breast? How much can I reduce the size of my bre

Very effective : Liposuction is very effective on male breast reduction if there is no or little skin excess, little stretch marks and little breast tissue. But if there is skin excess or large gland, you will benefit from a surgical reduction which removes breast gland and skin. Liposuction could be used as an adjunct to smooth out the contour, the lateral chest roll or the top. ...Read more

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I am getting male breast reduction. Are there more mendoing this these days?

I am getting male breast reduction. Are there more mendoing this these days?

YES!: Yes, many men, just like you, are having male breast reduction. The american society for aesthetic plastic surgery reports that about 20, 000 men a year in the U.S. Have gynecomastia (male breast) reduction. It is the 4th most common procedure men have. ...Read more

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Why do I have to avoid sexual activity after a male breast reduction?

Restrictions postope: In general after this type of surgery your surgeon will want you to avoid most physical activity including sexual for a few reasons: 1. To avoid trauma to a recently operated field; 2. Any activity that increases the blood pressure and heart rate may increase the risk of bleeding; 3. To allow the tissues ideal healing. ...Read more

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How soon after male breast reduction surgery can I start exercising my chest again? Do I have to wait until i've completely recovered from my male breast reduction, or can I start back at reduced intensity earlier? .

How soon after male breast reduction surgery can I start exercising my chest again? Do I have to wait until i've completely recovered from my male breast reduction, or can I start back at reduced intensity earlier?

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I : I typically recommend that you wait 3-4 weeks before returning to aerobic activity, and wait 4-6 weeks before heavy lifting and strenuous activity. This helps avoid prolonged swelling. All the best, dr. Skourtis. ...Read more

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Why do I have to avoid sexual activity after a male breast reduction? I heard that i would have to abstain from sex for several weeks after my male breast reduction. Why would I have to avoid sexual activity for 4 weeks if i'm allowed to return to work af

Why do I have to avoid sexual activity after a male breast reduction? I heard that i would have to abstain from sex for several weeks after my male breast reduction. Why would I have to avoid sexual activity for 4 weeks if i'm allowed to return to work af

Ask Surgeon: Best to ask your plastic surgeon. Generally, in my practice returned to sexual activity can occur in 7 to 10 days. One concern might be the potential for bleeding with an elevated blood pressure that can occur during sexual activity. ...Read more

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Can male breast reduction be done on a teenage boy? My 15-year old son's breasts have been growing for about a year now. They're actually bigger than some of the girls' he knows. He's really embarrassed and has been staying home more and more. Is he too y

Can male breast reduction be done on a teenage boy? My 15-year old son's breasts have been growing for about a year now. They're actually bigger than some of the girls' he knows. He's really embarrassed and has been staying home more and more. Is he too y

Male : Male breast development is normal in teenagers. Unfortunately, development is excessive in some young men. It is unlikely to be caused by an endocrine problem but it is probably worthwhile having his pediatrician evaluate him for this. I feel that if he is mature enough to handle going through an operation, then age 15 is fine for this problem. The improvement in self esteem can be quite significant. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Breast Reduction Surgery (Definition)

Reducing breast tissue mass and elevating the breasts on the chest wall tend to improve or alleviate many of the symptoms associated with disproportionately large breasts. It tends to be one of the most patient pleasing ...Read more


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more