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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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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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What can you do to suggest you get rid of man breasts related to obesity?

Weight loss: Weight loss is the only natural way to reduce his breast fat. If his breasts were particularly large he could consult with a plastic surgeon. ...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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Can an obese or overweight woman receive a breast fat transfer?

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

It Depends: Plastic surgeons have very specific pre-op requirements, so speaking to a board certified plastic surgeon about your current health, medical history, and surgical goals will help you determine if you are a candidate for fat transfer breast augmentation. A physical (H&P) , CBC blood test, along with BMI (body mass index) are all things often taken into consideration. ...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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I'm obese. Every once in a while, I get a sharp pain right under my left breast. My shoulder starts hurting also. Only happens once every couple weeks?

I'm obese. Every once in a while, I get a sharp pain right under my left breast. My shoulder starts hurting also. Only happens once every couple weeks?

Get examined: You need to see a MD to rule out or in cardiac issues. Obesity tends to increase the risk for cardiac events. It may not be serious but a MD who examines you must make that determination. ...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