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My doctor told me I have gynecomastia. What is that?

My doctor told me I have gynecomastia. What is that?

Male breasts: Male breasts can be surgically treated and there are a number of options. The most common is using liposuction to reduce the size of the male breast. We typically try this first; even if it does not completely cure the problem, it will often lead to a large reduction in the size of the breast. If the breast...(read more) . ...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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Need doctor's help! I have gynecomastia!

Encourage you to : Start off by seeing your physician. He or she will evaluate and may make referral to an endocrinologist, a breast surgeon or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can my doctor diagnose gynecomastia?

Examination: The diagnosis can usually be made by physical examination of the breasts. Sometimes mammography and ultrasound are helpful. Occasionally, biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the treatments available for gynecomastia?

Varies: Male breast enlargement can come from fatty tissues building up or from enlargement of breast gland-ductal tissues. Depending on which is dominant, use of liporeduction surgery often helps. Occasional requires mastectomy (removal) of glandular tissues to resolve. ...Read more

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Hi doctor. I am suffering from gynecomastia. I am 24 years old. Please help.?

Gynecomastia : Gynecomastia is very common and when not caused by hormonal reasons is easy to treat. The most common treatment today is liposuction, either ultrasound or laser-assisted. I advise you to seek consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What doc can help me with my gynecomastia or self image problem?

Plastic Surgeons.: The decision of whether or not to proceed with surgery to correct gynecomastia will ultimately be a very personal decision based on whether the enlarged breast gland causes physical and/or psychosocial “distress”. As always, patient should weigh the pros/cons associated with the procedure to determine whether to proceed or not. Consultation with board certified plastic surgeons may be helpful. ...Read more

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I have painful gynecomastia, would any doctor accept CalOptima for the surgery?

I have painful gynecomastia, would any doctor accept CalOptima for the surgery?

You'll have: to check with your insurance company and/or ask the specific doctor. First, however, have you had a full medical evaluation and possibly a visit to an endocrinologist to see if non-surgical therapy would be effective? ...Read more

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Looking for surgery options on gynecomastia. What are the best ways to find a great doctor?

Call a reputable: hospital in your area and ask for a list of credentialed surgeons and schedule consultations to help decide which is the best fit for you. Most will have portfolios of their work, as well as patient testimonials. ...Read more

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