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Hi, I've been having a small pain under my right breast (male) and, I've read up and people say it's a collapsed lung or costochondritis, do you know?

Hi, I've been having a small pain under my right breast (male) and, I've read up and people say it's a collapsed lung or costochondritis, do you know?

You are correct: You are correct that both of these conditions can give you chest pains - non cardiac, but usually they are located in different place and they stronger.
Possibly you have muscular pain due to pulled muscle. ...Read more

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I'm a male and I am growing breasts. What do I do?

I'm a male and I am growing breasts. What do I do?

See a doctor: This condition is called gynecomastia. There are many reasons for it. Medication side effects, chronic diseases such as kidney and liver disease, tumors, and certain genetic problems can cause it. Some lifestyle choices such as anabolic steroid injection or marijuana and alcohol abuse can cause it. Sometimes no cause is found. See your doctor who can refer you to a specialist if needed. ...Read more

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How do you fix sagging breasts in men?

How do you fix sagging breasts in men?

Depends in degree: For mild degrees of fullness and early sagging liposuction and it's various forms (ultrasonic, power assisted, radiofrequency, etc) may help to diminish the size and help skin contraction particularly in a young individual. More advanced forms will require surgical excision of excess skin which may leave more noticeable scars. ...Read more

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Do men's breasts have milk ducts?

Do men's breasts have milk ducts?

Galactorrhea: Men and women both have "milk ducts, " but a different hormonal environment leads to milk production in women only. Lactation is the true production of milk that occurs during pregnancy when Progesterone levels are high and stimulate maturation of the milk producing glands. Outside this setting, we worry about tumors and hormonal imbalances (prolactin) that lead to galactorrhea (nipple discharge). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for breasts on males?

What is the best treatment for breasts on males?

Get a DR check: Also called " gynecomastia" is more common than most people realize. Men who are overweight, genetic factors, endocrine factors are only a few reasons. See a doctor who knows how to treat this. Call their office and ask before you set up the appointment. Not all doctors treat this or know how to do a through workup. ...Read more

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I am experiencing enlarged male breasts.

I am experiencing enlarged male breasts.

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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What does the male mammary gland feel like?

Minimally glandular: Male breast has less glandular tissue, less fat, small areolae-r the rounded pigmneted skin around the nipple and small nipples. But when you suspect a lump causes are gynaecomastia is a condition in which a male has enlarged breast like a female breast, more pendulous for a male than less. Bilateral pgynaecomastia occurs in alcoholics, cirrhossi from more estroges. Cance needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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What do men think of lumpy breasts? A turn off?

What do men think of lumpy breasts? A turn off?

Normal: Most women's breasts are "lumpy-bumpy", especially after pregnancy and breastfeeding. Rest assured that you are normal. ...Read more

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Right breast periodically sensitive, male, 60 yrs old, ?

Right breast periodically sensitive, male, 60 yrs old, ?

Probably: Nothing. But I would do self exams and if symptoms contiue get this evaluated by your doctor ...Read more

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Male breasts question. How big before they flop when you run?

Male breasts question. How big before they flop when you run?

Big enough: This would indicate that one has enough breast tissue to fall below the crease. This can be improved with surgery but may require more scars than a conventional gynecomastia repai r performed through limited incisions. ...Read more

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I am male want to grow female like breast at least a cup size?

I am male want to grow female like breast at least a cup size?

What?: Why? I suggest you speak to a psychiatrist on this site or locally. You may have body dysmorphic disorder or a gender identity issue. Stating you just want to grow breasts but not stating you identify as a female or identifying other issues suggests you are not transsexual but rather conflicted about gender at an early stage, confused, or testing out boundaries on this site. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Enlarged male breasts?

What is the definition or description of: Enlarged male breasts?

Gynaecomastia: 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 surgery or leave alone. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned that a male doctor gets to see your breasts?

Should I be concerned that a male doctor gets to see your breasts?

Not really. . .: .. . Since your doctor may need to examine many different parts of the body, not just personally sensitive ones like your breasts, but also eyes, ears, nose, throat, vagina, rectum, and all parts in between! You should be treated with dignity and respect; no one will "make fun" of anyone's "parts." ps: when doctors go to their doctor, our "parts" are seen also! Female doctors see male "parts" too. ...Read more

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I'm a male and im having sharp pains to the above left of my right breast

I'm a male and im having sharp pains to the above left of my right breast

Many possibilities: Possibilities include muscle or their tendons, ribs, ligaments, referred pain (pain from other parts of the body, but interpreted by your brain in another part). If it persists, see your primary provider. ...Read more

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Do men consider asymmetric breasts in women a turn off? Had botched implants.

Do men consider asymmetric breasts in women a turn off? Had botched implants.

Get a new man: Unfortunately, there are men that are overly concerned wth appearance much as there are women that feel the same way. It is unfortunate that you are not satisfied by your surgery and I hope that you can find someone to correct it. I would be happy to consult with you. Either way, any man should be able to look beyond any breast asymmetry and love you. Feel free to call me. 609 957-5652. Be well. ...Read more

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I am male & want to enlarge my breast like a womans I want to change sex to female

I am male & want to enlarge my breast like a womans I want to change sex to female

Below: Below I've linked to a kansas city transgender website with lots of support information. Included in that information are doctors who are involved in the various aspects of sex reassignment surgery. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid off men breasts as fast and efficient as possible without surgery?

How to get rid off men breasts as fast and efficient as possible without surgery?

Difficult Problem!!: Enlargement of male breasts, especially teenagers, can be due to fluctuations in hormones, especially from puberty. You do not mention what your weight is; if you are overweight, increasing your overall exercise, and learning about a healthy, carbohydrate and calorie-restricted diet can help. If you are lean, and it involves both breasts, it may resolve on its own as you age. See md for advice! ...Read more

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I am a male and I have a pain in my breast but if I massage it it goes away for a while can you help?

I am a male and I have a pain in my breast but if I massage it it goes away for a while can you help?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Is it possible for males to get breasts without a sex change and without getting fat or taking hormones?

Is it possible for males to get breasts without a sex change and without getting fat or taking hormones?

Yes: Nearly anything is possible naturally with certain hormone producing tumors (prolactinomas) or with plastic surgery (implants or fat injections) but I am not sure if I a answering your question correctly? ...Read more

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Melatonin caused me temporary male breasts? What are some reasons someone would be sensitive to melatonin?

Melatonin caused me temporary male breasts? What are some reasons someone would be sensitive to melatonin?

Minor mystery: I didn't believe it either, but there are some credible accounts in real medical journals of men who get gynecomastia on taking melatonin and it regresses when it's withdrawn. This remains a puzzler. I'm going to assume (perhaps wrongly) that the melatonin pills were actually what they were supposed to be -- many supplements are not. Glad you're better. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm a 44 years male wish to have female body and taking ovaral -l pills for this and enjoying the breast?

What to do if I'm a 44 years male wish to have female body and taking ovaral -l pills for this and enjoying the breast?

Seek care: Transgender care and management requires a team for the medical, physical, and psychological factors. What is being practiced here carries may dangers and is ill advised. ...Read more

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Does minor Gynaecomastia serious? Do male breasts go away with cardio exercises? Is it a medical condition that renders one in medical examinations?

Does minor Gynaecomastia serious? Do male breasts go away with cardio exercises? Is it a medical condition that renders one in medical examinations?

Can be serious: Gynecomastia can be a result of obesity or can be caused by high estrogen levels that can result from things like liver disease and some medications. How serious it is in your case depends on what else is going on. It is a symptom not a disease and as such it is just telling you that something needs to be checked out. If obesity is the problem exercise that leads to weight loss will help. ...Read more

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Why do printed pictures show breasts, but blur out their vaginas and male's penises. I am curious are female breasts becoming more acceptable in culture nowadays?

Why do printed pictures show breasts, but blur out their vaginas and male's penises. I am curious are female breasts becoming more acceptable in culture nowadays?

Changing standards: Breasts are more and more becoming an accepted part of some popular journals, especially in women's fashion magazines (ignoring of course men's mags where they have appeared for years). Breasts are still not permitted to be shown on tv. Mores and standards are a moving target. ...Read more

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I am a male and I have high prolactin levels from risperdal, what are the chances I will develop breasts because of this? Also can I take a medicine to lower my prolactin levels. Thanks

I am a male and I have high prolactin levels from risperdal, what are the chances I will develop breasts because of this? Also can I take a medicine to lower my prolactin levels. Thanks

Risperidone side eff: Incidence of gynecomastia with Risperidone is about 3%. No way to predict who will develop it. Prolactin levels are high because of the way Risperidone acts and usually are not monitored, but no medication is needed or given to treat high prolactin levels. The level should normalize once the drug is stopped. ...Read more

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Itching in male breast?

Itching in male breast?

Several possibilitie: This can be due to friction from clothing, especially if you've been working out more. The most common causes of itching would be eczema or psoriasis, but it could also be due to a yeast infection of the skin. Rarely, itching in this area could be caused by an issue deeper than the skin in the breast itself so it would be worth seeing your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Are only male baby's breast fed?

Are only male baby's breast fed?

No, of course not: The proper initial feeding for all infants is breast milk. Period! ...Read more

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What is the reason of breast pain in men?

What is the reason of breast pain in men?

Same as women: We don't really know. Caffeine avoidance may help. ...Read more

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Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more