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Will Aromatase 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 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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies...: The decision of whether or not 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tender & stigma: In an age of abercrombie or calvin kein ads bearing shirtless muscular men as a beauty standard, the primary suffering men experience from gynecomastia is the social stigma of removing their shirts in public. Tenderness does occasionally occur in enlarged male breasts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 Options: The contour issue of breasts in men or gynecomastia bothers many, but some enjoy living with breasts. Surgery is not "needed" unless there are medical issues present such as cancer or tumor causing breast growth. The options about gynecomastia are quite broad depending on problem. Learn more http://www.Plasticsurgery4u.Com/procedure_folder/male_breast/. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No: Gynecomastia is growth of breast tissues and it is common in early adolescence but usually resolves. Most late cases are related to steroid or steroid like performance enhancing formulations. See your physician for an evaluation to rule out an endocrine abnormality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
25 yr old male underwent gynecomastia reduction srgry 4 mnts back,glandremoval n fat removd.weight72 kg n height 174cm.nw fat deposition reccuring??
Extra Breast Fat?: Best to return to your chosen operative surgeon and also seek in person second opinions from boarded Plastic Surgeons in your city... ...Read more
Enlarged male breast: Gynecomastia is an enlargement of male breast tissue. This can be from an excess of one's own hormones or from certain medications. It is usually a benign condition but one should seek medical care, especially if this is a new finding to rule out certain pathology. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia comes from the greek meaning "gyne" meaning woman and "mastos" meaning breasts. it refers to abnormal development of large mammary glands in males. Although there may be many “causes”, most cases are idiopathic (no specific cause). The use of certain medications, drugs, organ dysfunction (kidney or liver), hormonal imbalances etc. May also be causative. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Surgery Helpful.: Assuming a man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposuction surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Surgery Helpful.: Although there may be many “causes”, most cases of gynecomastia are idiopathic (no specific cause). The use of certain medications, drugs, organ dysfunction (kidney or liver), hormonal imbalances etc. May also be causative. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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Now 21; male, have had gynecomastia since 17 after gaining 15 pounds in one month. Gynecomastia not going away. Is this abnormal? Not on meds.
Surgery Helpful.: 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. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. For patients with excess skin, common after weight loss, skin excision may also be necessary. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes: Gynecomastia is the development of a breast appearance in a man. It usually involves both chest wall fat and breast tissue, and surgery is required to correct it. Visit gynecomastia.Org - a great forum. Visit my patient photo gallery at http://georgepopemd.Com/galleries/gynecomastia/. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Time for consultatn: About a half of males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he 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
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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