Most important Questions about Gynecomastia answered.

Most important Questions about Gynecomastia answered.

Most important Questions about Gynecomastia answered.

Gynecomastia or Man-Boobs or Moobs or Male Breast disease is the enlargement of breast tissue in men. In this post we have answered some of the Most important Questions about Gynecomastia like What causes Gynecomastia? How to test for Gynecomastia? Can exercise improve Gynecomastia? Is there any medical treatment for Gynecomastia? and Do all gynecomastia require treatment?

Please read ahead to know more.

What causes Gynecomastia?

There are multiple causes for Gynecomastia, However the most common causes are hormonal imbalance and weight gain. Other causes are medication ( drugs like finasteride for hairless, steroid use for body building, medication for anxiety/depression, etc to name a common few), Malfunctioning Testis, Thyroid, Liver or Kidney abnormalities and even some Tumours.

How to test for Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia is a common problem most commonly occurs due to naturally occurring hormonal imbalance at the time of puberty or old age. Weight gain is also a common cause for fat to accumulate in the chest. A thorough physical examination usually helps rule out uncommon causes. A hormonal examination, thyroid, liver, kidney function tests may be advised based on  physical examination.

Can exercise improve Gynecomastia?

Yes, if the Gynecomastia is predominantly fatty it will improve with exercise and weight loss.

Is there any medical treatment for Gynecomastia?

The treatment of Gynecomastia is mainly surgical ( Liposuction and gland excision). There are no medicines that can treat gynecomastia.

Do all gynecomastia require treatment?

No, Most minor hormonal imbalances correct themselves and the gynecomastia can resolve naturally. However, If the gynecomastia persists beyond two years, it is unlikely to resolve and may require treatment. Any gynecomastia that causes physical symptoms like pain, discharge or dyscomfort is an indication for treatment. Physical Embarrassment, lack of confidence, unable to wear clothes of one’s choice or be bare chested in public and for cosmetic purposes are common reasons to get Gynecomastia treatment.

Surgery for Gynecomastia or male breast reduction is the most common cosmetic procedure performed in men.

The goal of treatment is to reduce breast size in men who are embarrassed by overly large breasts. Treatment includes liposuction, cutting out excess glandular tissue or using a combination of liposuction and excision through small, hidden incisions.

Surgery can make you feel comfortable revealing manly chest contours, clothed or unclothed and gain more social confidence.

Do not let Male Breast Disease restrict life. Make a Choice today.

Dr. Sudhanva is a board certified plastic surgeon with international training and expertise in cosmetic plastic surgery. He is among the best plastic surgeons for gynecomastia surgery in mumbai, India. We offer Vaser Liposuction and scarless gynecomastia surgery.

Dm us queries about Gynecomastia. Also read more about it on our Male Breast Reduction Page.

Male Breast Reduction

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *