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Will an aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of my male gynecomastia?

Will an aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of my male gynecomastia?

Be careful.: Make sure gynecomastia is the correct diagnosis. Breast cancer in male patients is very rare, but can be potentially life threatening. Using medications such as an aromatase inhibitor for breast swelling before eliminating the diagnosis of breast cancer can be potentially serious. Check with your doctor for details. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Gynecomastia (Definition)

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


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Can aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of gynecomastia?

Can aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of gynecomastia?

Possibly but...: Much will depend on your specific situation and on your own physician's thoughts after physical examination. I have found that gynecomastia, 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

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Hi, my doctor prescribe me 5 mg of testosterone propionate, in pills, to care a diminution of my libido. Is there a risk i feel "down" if stop ?

Hi, my doctor prescribe me 5 mg of testosterone propionate, in pills, to care a diminution of my libido. Is there a risk i feel "down" if stop ?

Many risks: You should not be on testosterone unless you have been documented to have a low testosterone level, and have had some evaluation to see why it is low. If testosterone is needed it should be through a topical gel or injection, not by mouth. Testosterone by mouth is associated with liver problems. There are many causes for low libido, at your age, low testosterone is unlikely to be the cause. ...Read more

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Anyone can advice how to reduce the man boobs? Or lower the estrogen level? I now have man boobs and they look ugly.. Plz advise

Find the cause: First, you should see an endocrinologist and find out if its medications or something else that's causing the condition and if the condition can be treated. If the condition can't be addressed in a nonsurgical manner than gynecomastia surgery is the only option. My our plastic surgeon will determine the best approach. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i get an increase of estrogen, will my pubic hsir grow thicker?

Can you tell me if i get an increase of estrogen, will my pubic hsir grow thicker?

Pubic hair: Testosterone is more likely the cause of increased pubic hair growth. Women who have fascial and nipple hair or more inclined to have more pubic hair. Women with dark hair also tend to have more. ...Read more

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Can you use nolvadex (tamoxifen) to get rid of gynecomastia?

Maybe: Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is effective in reducing estrogen driven gynecomastia. It works to prevent better than to treat the problem and is given prophyllactically when men are given Estrogens to treat various disease states. ...Read more

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What type of estrogen can I buy without prescription to enlarge my breasts?

What type of estrogen can I buy without prescription to enlarge my breasts?

Progesterone: There is no over the counter estrogen that can be bought without a prescription. However, kokoro makes a Progesterone cream that is available with USP Progesterone as the main ingredient. No prescription required and seems to help with breast enlargement in some women. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old guy and I have gyno .How can I get rid of them .Can increasing testosterone level help ? If yes , is there any med. To increase it ?

I am 19 years old guy and I have gyno .How can I get rid of them .Can increasing testosterone level help ? If yes , is there any med. To increase it ?

Depends on the situa: Pubertal gynecomastia will occur in 1/3 to 1/2 of males ; generally last about a year before fading.Up to 3 years is noted occasionally before disappearing. Overweight kids can appear to have it from just fat accumulation.If present after 3 years, surgical removal of the glandular tissue ; liposuction of any associated fatty tissue will do the job. ...Read more

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Does cyproterone acetate help to reduce dheas? Metformin increase it from 430 to 519. Any natural remedy to reduce dheas? What kind of diet to take?

Does cyproterone acetate help to reduce dheas? Metformin increase it from 430 to 519. Any natural remedy to reduce dheas? What kind of diet to take?

There is diet: Combination of metformin and contraceptive pill may be more effective in suppressing the hyperandrogenemia of obese and non-obese pcos patients than metformin alone and may reduce Insulin levels more than contraceptive pill alone. Hence, combined treatment may become a more effective therapeutic option for pcos. Pcos super foods: avocados nuts cinnamon apple cider vinegar salmon. ...Read more

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Helo dr..I want to know how can I increase good beard on my face.is Ecosprin 75mg good for hair growth..Please suggest me medicine or ways.

Helo dr..I want to know how can I increase good beard on my face.is Ecosprin 75mg good for hair growth..Please suggest me medicine or ways.

Where shall I start?: Ecosprin is acelylsalicylic acid: aspirin. Eco=enteric coated. It reduces risk of blood clots in legs, heart attacks, strokes, colon cancers, skin cancers, etc. But not if coated, not if taken with ibuprofen. Why is a 20- year old taking it? No, it has nothing to do with facial hair. As you mature, you will have more hair on your face and ears but less on top of your scalp. Celebrate who you are. ...Read more

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My wife's breast size is too small i want to enlarge it. Please help me, which medicine or cream is best and work fast?

My wife's breast size is too small i want to enlarge it. Please help me, which medicine or cream is best and work fast?

Many but ? Value: The primary ingredient in these creams may vary and generally have not been evaluated by the fda so that the side effects are not well described. In all likelihood they will be ineffective but may cause typical drug reactions such as rash or sensitivity. I am not aware of any effective medicines or creams that reliably and safely enlarge the breasts. ...Read more

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I'm 21 yr male I have a very high libido and it prevent me from study well, really i want a safe drug to reduce this desire , please help me?

I'm 21 yr male I have a very high libido and it prevent me from study well, really i want a safe drug to reduce this desire , please help me?

Meds not the answer.: I'm sorry to hear this issue is causing you so much pain. Unfortunately, there is no medication that is approved or indicated to lower libido. Antiandrogens, used in prostate cancer, and ssris do lower desire, but are not good solutions on their own & have side effects. If sexual thoughts are interferring with your life, i recommend a therapist who can help you deal with this. ...Read more

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) so that i can boost my testosterone levels and get rid of gynecomastia. What should I do?

) so that i can boost my testosterone levels and get rid of gynecomastia. What should I do?

Not testosterone pbm: If you have gynecomastia at a listed age of 48, you need to first have an evaluation by your doc. There are some meds or health problems that have this as a side effect and medical treatment may be indicated. If this is ruled out, you need to consult a cosmetic surgeon with experience in the area to have this treated. ...Read more

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Can i take hormones to get rid of an ovaryan cyst and also enlarge my breasts?

Can i take hormones to get rid of an ovaryan cyst and also enlarge my breasts?

Not related: Ovarian and breast cysts are not caused by hormone imbalance. Ovarian cysts are left each month when you ovulate; breast cysts are common, but need to be evaluated when they occur. There is no hormonal balancing required. ...Read more

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I need help from a dermatologist. Is there any way to get rid of my acne and big pores? In medication or by surgery? Pls help

I need help from a dermatologist. Is there any way to get rid of my acne and big pores? In medication or by surgery? Pls help

ACNE AND BIG PORES: EVERY DERMATOLOGIST HAS HIS AND HER OWN WAY OF TREATING ACNE I BELIEVE THAT DIET IS VERY IMPORTANT. NO NUTS, NO PEANUT BUTTER, NO CHOCOLATE AND CUT DOWN ON DAIRY PRODUCTS. MANY GOOD ACNE SOAPS ARE ON THE MARKET AND MANY BENZOYL PEROXIDE CREAMS AS WELL. AS FAR AS BIG PORES ARE CONCERNED: WE ARE ALL BORN WITH CERTAIN SIZE PORES. CANNOT CHANGE THIS. JUST GET RID OF YOUR MAGNIFYING MIRRORS! ...Read more

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


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