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Does gynecomastia in puberty eventually go away?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
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In brief: It may but

Not always. Unfortunately, teenagers are probably the least able of any age group to handle it psychologically.

In brief: It may but

Not always. Unfortunately, teenagers are probably the least able of any age group to handle it psychologically.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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In brief: Unlikely

Unlikely to go away but will have some changes with growth of rest of the body , will be less visible.

In brief: Unlikely

Unlikely to go away but will have some changes with growth of rest of the body , will be less visible.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. George Pope
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Usually not

Many young men have a mild case of gynecomastia, with only puffy nipples.
Others have a more serious case. Most require surgery for correction, even mild puffy nipples. See my webinar on youtube - search dr. George pope. Or visit www.Gynecomastia.Org, a great forum.

In brief: Usually not

Many young men have a mild case of gynecomastia, with only puffy nipples.
Others have a more serious case. Most require surgery for correction, even mild puffy nipples. See my webinar on youtube - search dr. George pope. Or visit www.Gynecomastia.Org, a great forum.
Dr. George Pope
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