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Why do I have man boobs even though i'm not fat?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Many causes

There are many causes for this.
Some of these are serious conditions that need to be evaluated and treated accordingly. These causes include: malnutrition, alcoholism, liver problems, drugs (legal and illegal) side effects (spironolactone, aids meds, marijuana, amphetamines, ), prolactin overproduction, low testosterone, kidney failure, thyroid problems....

In brief: Many causes

There are many causes for this.
Some of these are serious conditions that need to be evaluated and treated accordingly. These causes include: malnutrition, alcoholism, liver problems, drugs (legal and illegal) side effects (spironolactone, aids meds, marijuana, amphetamines, ), prolactin overproduction, low testosterone, kidney failure, thyroid problems....
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. George Pope
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Not uncommon

Many patients with gynecomastia are not overweight.
It's caused by a hormonal imbalance usually. 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: Not uncommon

Many patients with gynecomastia are not overweight.
It's caused by a hormonal imbalance usually. 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.
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Dr. Mario Diana
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Drugs/alcohol/none?

Multiple reasons.
Usually some medications, drugs, alcohol are behind this issue but it may present without any particular cause.

In brief: Drugs/alcohol/none?

Multiple reasons.
Usually some medications, drugs, alcohol are behind this issue but it may present without any particular cause.
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