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Is it common for overweight male teens with "man boobs"to have many lumps in their breasts. Everyone says theyare fatty deposits. Is it true? How to tell?

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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: C Physician

Based on your description, i think you will benefit from an in-person examination by your physician.
Physical examination will go a long way in differentiating masses that are concerning (versus gynecomastia) and potentially require additional workup, such as x-ray evaluation. Best wishes.

In brief: C Physician

Based on your description, i think you will benefit from an in-person examination by your physician.
Physical examination will go a long way in differentiating masses that are concerning (versus gynecomastia) and potentially require additional workup, such as x-ray evaluation. Best wishes.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: Have exam.

Most people don't realize that all men have breast tissue.
The same problems women have, men can also have. Have your family doc examin your breast and biopsy of necessary.

In brief: Have exam.

Most people don't realize that all men have breast tissue.
The same problems women have, men can also have. Have your family doc examin your breast and biopsy of necessary.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics

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Get an exam. This should not be an at home or electronic consultation.

In brief: Please

Get an exam. This should not be an at home or electronic consultation.
Dr. Barry Cohen
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

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Every lump in the breast for a man or woman should be checked out to see if it is fatty deposit or not? This is very important.
When check it out and your doctor say it is normal then you rest if you do not always you will be worry. Thank you for the question.

In brief: Le me help

Every lump in the breast for a man or woman should be checked out to see if it is fatty deposit or not? This is very important.
When check it out and your doctor say it is normal then you rest if you do not always you will be worry. Thank you for the question.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Obese teenagers do have big bbobs or breasts,even not so obese teenagers get some breast enlargments when going through puberty as they make some estrogens along with testosterone,but once the pubert is over the breasr size dimnishes.But in obese teenagers and youg adults the breasts remain and can be fatty and lumpy and the only treatment is to have them surgically removed for cosmetic rea
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