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After gynecomastia surgery why do I have a skin cancer?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Coincident

It's not related. 2 separate events.

In brief: Coincident

It's not related. 2 separate events.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Shouldn't be related

Skin cancers are relatively common, so there probably isn't a connection unless the cancer arose from a poorly healing scar. Risk factors for skin cancer include sun exposure and family history.

In brief: Shouldn't be related

Skin cancers are relatively common, so there probably isn't a connection unless the cancer arose from a poorly healing scar. Risk factors for skin cancer include sun exposure and family history.
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No Association

There is no association between the skin cancer and the presence of gynecomastia; coincidence only.

In brief: No Association

There is no association between the skin cancer and the presence of gynecomastia; coincidence only.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Mitchell Bressack
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unrelated

Having gynecomastia surgery has nothing to do with a person's chances of getting skin cancer.
They are two unrelated events.

In brief: Unrelated

Having gynecomastia surgery has nothing to do with a person's chances of getting skin cancer.
They are two unrelated events.
Dr. Mitchell Bressack
Dr. Mitchell Bressack
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