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What Kind Of Doctor Can Diagnose Gynecomastia
Gynecomastia is enlargement of the breast tissue in male patients. A common reason for it is during the puberty. Other causes are secondary to hormonal imbalnce, liver function abnormality, side effect of certain medications or other drugs, excess alcohol consumption and sometimes unknown causes. It would be best to see a breast care provider to work up its causes and ...Read more
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)
I am taking a medication to treat, reduce, and ultimately remove gynecomastia and would like consult from a doctor.
Plastic Surgeons.: The decision of whether 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
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
None.: There are no specific exercises that will help improve the appearance of gynecomastia. The excess tissue is superficial to the pectoralis major muscle; therefore, strengthening the chest wall muscles will not necessarily help. If adipose tissue plays a role, losing weight may be helpful. Best wishes. ...Read more
Doc.... I m an 18-year-old boy n i hv a prblm i.E.,, gynecomastia. I feel very embarrassing when I put on a t-shirt bt i also scare from surgery......
I believe i have gynecomastia. (glandular)my primary agrees. What doctor should I see now and how do I figure out for SURE if my insurance will cover?
Surgeon: If your weight is in the normal range and not part of the problem, the next step is to see a surgeon familiar with the condition. Some mass would be glandular tissue left over from pubertal changes and some may be fatty tissue. Removal of the glandular tissue along eith some liposuction would be needed. The insurance company may or may not cover it. The docs office crew can find out. ...Read more
Time for consultatn: About a half of males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at the onset of puberty. Normally it will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. Carrying around extra weight can aggravate the issue as fat can masquerade as breast tissue. If persistent after 2+ years I would consult with a cosmetic surgeon about tissue removal ; localized liposuction. ...Read more
Hello doctor.my age is 18 and my weight is 108 kilos.i don't know i have chest fat or gynecomastia.can you help me?
Obesity: You're having excess weight. Please consult your physician to get a thorough physical examination. ...Read more
To get to the bottom of my gynecomastia, do I just suddenly ask my doctor for a hormone study? How long will this take?
Seek Consultation.: During the consultation process, a history and physical examination will likely be very helpful. Make sure you provide a list of all medications and/or drugs you use. Hormonal studies, although sometimes helpful, are not mandatory. If persistent, is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. ...Read more
Is there ay medication I can take to reduce gynecomastia in my chest, the doctor said that my estrogen level is just a bit over that normal?
Wait it out: If it persists after 21yrs. Then see a plastic surgeon ...Read more
Can any doctor give me his skype id, user name regarding gynecomastia. I want to consult it to u. Can't consult to a doctor coz of some problems. Plzzz?
Gynecomastia: The most common cause of 'male breasts' on both sides is weight gain. Getting on an exercise regimen and changing your dietary habits can help. There are some medications that can cause gynecomastia (enlarged male breast tissue). I recommend reviewing your medications with your doctor. In some cases, it may need to be surgically removed if causing pain. Most times it can be monitored. ...Read more
No: First, testosterone pills aren't really safe (dangerous to liver). Second, excess testosterone is converted into estrogen which then exacerbates gynecomastia (male breasts). Instead, check your estrogen level and block conversion of testosterone into estrogen w/aromatase inhibitor such as anastrazole (prescription breast cancer drug). Of course, diet & exercise help, too! Less fat = less gyno. ...Read more
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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