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Sir I am very much frustrated by my large man boobs growing still at the age of 23. I am not obese.what should I do.

Sir I am very much frustrated by my   large man boobs  growing still at the age of 23. I am not obese.what should I do.

Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the enlargement is fat.Most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year.If the process is unchanged after 2-3 yrs ; you've made an effort to lose any extra weight, it is time to discuss it with a surgeon. No meds will fix it ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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Is obesity is responsible for the enlargement of breast?/

Is obesity is responsible for the enlargement of breast?/

Yes. Likely: Obesity increases fat deposits all over, including the breasts. That weight also goes back down if you lose the weight. ...Read more

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I have man boobs, but I'm really skinny, maybe a tiny bit rough around the edges tho. They are bigger than all really obese guys. (Not breast tissue)?

I have man boobs, but I'm really skinny, maybe a tiny bit rough around the edges tho. They are bigger than all really obese guys. (Not breast tissue)?

Normal hormones: Hi. Dr. Ivy Fisher, a pedi MD. This is normal sometimes thru puberty as your hormones are increasing esp estrogen. This will calm after 19 yrs of age. Gynecomastia is common also as breast tissue increases and the soft tissue around them. People who are overweight may have this issue awhile. Yours should subside. You can consider an endocrinologist if the problem worsens or increases over time. ...Read more

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22 year old female. Have white strech marks on stomach, boobs & arms. Any treatment to get rid of them? Weight 72 kgs. Was obese earlier. Please reply

22 year old female. Have white strech marks on stomach, boobs & arms. Any treatment to get rid of them? Weight 72 kgs. Was obese earlier. Please reply

Improve: Stretch marks are permanent changes to the skin from rapid expansion either due to rapid growth or weight gain. We don't have anything to get rid of them but the initial redness will usually fade over time. For chronic stretch marks some improvement has been seen with needling and fractionated laser resurfacing. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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Can an obese or overweight woman receive a breast fat transfer?

Can an  obese or overweight woman receive a breast fat transfer?

Fat transfers: Before having any cosmetic surgery it's ideal if you are 10-15 lbs from your goal weight. Your risk factors of having a complication with be much better and your final outcome will be much nicer. Good luck and have a consult with a board certified plastic surgeon for more options ...Read more

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I have a huge breast because i'm obese. Every year i gain kilos even if i'm on diet.I would reduce my breast with surgery, but my weight isn't stable!

I have a huge breast because i'm obese. Every year i gain kilos even if i'm on diet.I would reduce my breast with surgery, but my weight isn't stable!

Lifestyle: Remember to keep your weight stable your breast size stable to decreasing, you need to try to be as consistent as possible about how your eat(while there are many diets out there, be careful about extremes, and try to eat a colorful diet of nonprocessed foods with a focus on vegetables/fruits) and your activity level. Consistency is hard but will be your best bet. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 28 yrs lady with high blood, currently having sharp pain under my breast. i excise three times a week, I'm not obese. what could be the cause?

I am 28 yrs lady with high blood, currently having sharp pain under my breast. i excise three times a week, I'm not obese. what could be the cause?

Genetics: If you are having Chest pain and you have high blood pressure, you should go to the emergency room. Young women have high blood pressure usually because of genetic inheritance of high cholesterol. It needs to be treated. Continue your exercise only after a doctor consultation regarding chest pain. Good Luck! ...Read more

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How high is the percent of women that get breast cancer are obese?

How high is the percent of women that get breast cancer are obese?

Risk is higher: Being overweight (obese being the category for the most overweight) is associated with a modest increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It is seen mainly in women who have never had menopausal hormone therapy and probably relates to increased estrogen levels in overweight postmenopausal women. Premenopausal overweight women have a reduced risk of breast cancer! ...Read more

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Been having breast discomfort for awhile now.Is it because they're too big?I'm 23, 40d, obese, & have no family history of cancer.Can i get mammogram?

Been having breast discomfort for awhile now.Is it because they're too big?I'm 23, 40d, obese, & have no family history of cancer.Can i get mammogram?

Cystic change: You are most likely experiencing fibrocystic change. You can check my prior posts on this subject. You are also probably wearing the wrong bra size. Try a store like nordstrom or intimacy for a proper fitting. ...Read more

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