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How can I decrease my 'man boobs'?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Man "boobs"

It depends on the cause of the enlarged breast tissue.
This can have many causes, many of which involve a hormonal imbalance of estrogen vs testosterone. It is necessary to see your doctor to correctly diagnose the cause in order to advise you about proper treatment.

In brief: Man "boobs"

It depends on the cause of the enlarged breast tissue.
This can have many causes, many of which involve a hormonal imbalance of estrogen vs testosterone. It is necessary to see your doctor to correctly diagnose the cause in order to advise you about proper treatment.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hard to speculate

At a listed age of 40, the easiest to fix cause would be excess weight, just loose weight.
If not overweight, it is important to have your doc sort this out.There are medications and medical conditions that can cause this. If you are healthy, a cosmetic surgeon can remove excess glandular tissue and do liposuction to fix it.

In brief: Hard to speculate

At a listed age of 40, the easiest to fix cause would be excess weight, just loose weight.
If not overweight, it is important to have your doc sort this out.There are medications and medical conditions that can cause this. If you are healthy, a cosmetic surgeon can remove excess glandular tissue and do liposuction to fix it.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe Surgery

Gynecomastia can be caused by a number of things ranging from prescription medications, marijuana use, hormone imbalance, or unknown reasons.
Once all other causes and issues are addressed, surgery may be in order. This can range from simple liposuction to removal of excess skin and breast tissue, depending on the nature of the extra tissue.

In brief: Maybe Surgery

Gynecomastia can be caused by a number of things ranging from prescription medications, marijuana use, hormone imbalance, or unknown reasons.
Once all other causes and issues are addressed, surgery may be in order. This can range from simple liposuction to removal of excess skin and breast tissue, depending on the nature of the extra tissue.
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Depends

Anabolic steroids are one of the most common causes in young through middle aged men.
Avoid them. Watch your diet and get down to ideal body weight. If the breast enlargement happened because of drugs surgery is the only real solution and also if weight loss was unsuccessful.

In brief: Depends

Anabolic steroids are one of the most common causes in young through middle aged men.
Avoid them. Watch your diet and get down to ideal body weight. If the breast enlargement happened because of drugs surgery is the only real solution and also if weight loss was unsuccessful.
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
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