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Why Is It So Common For Men To Develop Gynecomastia
Look x causes: Obesity, medications for prostate, other medicines like spironolactone, liver disease like cirrhosis, lack of testosterone (andropause), intake of estrogen, and who knows if high content of estrogen in certain food? In young adolescent males is common to have first unilateral gynecomastias due to hormonal changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Yes: Self sex is a common practice across genders at any age.It is seldom discussed openly and suffers many cultural taboos and myths about supposed bad effects. Studies see the emergence as the body awakens in puberty and some decline when partner sex is available. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not cosmetic: Women have many more active cells in their breast tissue resposible for milk production. All of these cells respond and change to the monthly hormonal changes that a woman experiences all the way from their first menstrual cycle as a teenager to menopause. Breast cancer most commonly forms in these active cells of the milk ducts or lobules. These breast tissue cells are much less prominent in men. ...Read more
No not true: No reason why they should.Get a more detailed answer ›
Women: Women must face pregnancy, menopause, birth-control, pressure to lose weight and thus frustrating diets which themselves can lead to weight gain due to metabolism shifts that result in fat storage, as well as many other factors. Men tend to have more abdominal weight gain. Healthy lifestyle with healthy food choices, fiber, sleep, exercise, and emotional calmness are recommended for stability. ...Read more
Not impossible: But very, very, rare.Get a more detailed answer ›
Female Sexuality: I may have misread your question since it is so open ended. If i did please ask again. Do you mean orgasm with intercourse? Or orgasm with masturbation or clitoral stimulation? Many if not a majority of women do not have much stimulation of the clitoris with intercourse and need to add this activity as part of their sexual play with a partner. ...Read more
Usually older.: While fertile, age is an indirect factor, because the full sx of metabolic syndrome, including pcos, takes time to fully develop! if you are young and have pcos, beware. It is a sign of problems to come. Obesity around the middle is key, and weight loss is essential. Since weight gain is usually progressive, women 35 are more likely than 25y/o females to have this! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male breasts: Males can develop breast tissue. It is referred to as Gynecomastia. It can be normal around puberty, and subside. It can be caused by a number of things including hormone imbalance, drugs/medications, excess weight. Generally treated with surgery usually a combination of liposuction and excision. ...Read more
Teen pregnancy rates: Have been declining for the past twenty years, and the U.S. Teen birth rate was the lowest ever in 2010 (last data available). But the U.S. Rate is one of the highest among industrialized nations. Comprehensive sex education and easily available effective birth control lowers teen pregnancy rates. Abstinence-only programs do not work. ...Read more
Usually not.: For most women, breast augmentation is a personal choice wherein that woman feels that her quality of life would be enhanced. It should not be done on the basis of trying to please anyone except the patient herself. She may end up pleasing her husband or partner as well, and that is okay, but that should not be the motivating factor. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes: Can occur at any age from newborn to centurians. ...Read more
Yes: Human being are very commonly asymmetric. If you take your facial picture , split it in the middle and than duplicate each half into a full face, you will not recognize youself. Breast asymmetry goes from mild to full blown poland syndrom where one breast might be missing. Surgery can help in achieving symmetry with implants, breast reduction or breast lift ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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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