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I'm 25. And I have gynecomastia. And i want to get rid of it. How safe and expensive is surgery? Are there alternatives to surgery?

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Dr. Hashim Alani
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Gynecomastia

Make sure your hormonal work up is normal, then you should see a plastic surgeon.

In brief: Gynecomastia

Make sure your hormonal work up is normal, then you should see a plastic surgeon.
Dr. Hashim Alani
Dr. Hashim Alani
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery Helpful.

Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated.
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 liposculpture surgery may suffice.

In brief: Surgery Helpful.

Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated.
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 liposculpture surgery may suffice.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery definitive

Weight loss is your best first approach.
There are few natural solutions to treat gynecomastia non-surgically once it is established and surgery is the only definitive method to remove the excess breast tissue. There ae non-medically recommended methods to prevent formation that are routinely used by body builders abusing Anabolic steroids but these carry risk.

In brief: Surgery definitive

Weight loss is your best first approach.
There are few natural solutions to treat gynecomastia non-surgically once it is established and surgery is the only definitive method to remove the excess breast tissue. There ae non-medically recommended methods to prevent formation that are routinely used by body builders abusing Anabolic steroids but these carry risk.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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