It Doesn’t Take Much for Gynecomastia to be a Major Issue

Gynecomastia is very common, being present from the teenage years up to the senior years. Though it can be more emotionally bothersome for those who are younger, I’ve treated many men in their 50’s, 60’s and even 70’s who were quite embarrassed by their man boobs though the sizes that…

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Left Male Breast Reduction for Unilateral Gynecomastia in a 35 Year Old Male

Gynecomastia, the condition of enlarged breasts in males, is a very common problem. As I have noted in previous blogs including most recently The Emotional and Social Impact of Gynecomastia on the Adolescent Male , it’s presence can lead to embarrassment, humiliation, alteration of physical activities and sports, loss of…

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Profound Gynecomastia in a 13 Year Old Male

Gynecomastia, or male breast enlargement, has been clearly documented to have a significant negative impact on the self-esteem, behaviors and social interactions of a large proportion of affected men. As I documented in a recent blog, The Emotional and Social Impact of Gynecomastia on the Adolescent Male, this can lead…

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The Emotional and Social Impact of Gynecomastia on the Adolescent Male

Gynecomastia, or male breast enlargement, is a common problem that can afflict a significant percentage of adult males depending on age, medical history, and drug, medication and steroid usage. The negative impact on self-esteem, social interactions and behaviors can be quite substantial. Many men avoid certain sports or activities because…

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Treatment of Asymmetric Gynecomastia in a 21 Year Old Male

Gynecomastia, enlarged male breasts, is a very common problem that men don’t usually talk about much but one that can be very stressful to bear. Enlarged, often feminized breasts, can present quite a challenge to a guy’s self-esteem, particularly to the machismo of men in their teens, twenties and thirties….

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Men Are Increasingly Opting for Plastic Surgery Procedures

Although the vast majority of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures performed are for women, they do not have exclusivity to this field. Yes, men do seek to enhance their appearance as well though not anywhere near as often as women. In the United States, men account for around 9% of all…

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The Success of Male Breast Reduction Surgery for the Treatment of Gynecomastia

Being a woman who has small breasts can surely tax her self esteem particularly with the emphasis on a fuller, bigger is better voluptuous look. Fortunately, there is a very good solution to this – a breast augmentation. Probably an even worse hit to one’s self esteem is a guy…

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Gynecomastia Treatment in a 22 Year Old Male Using Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction

As I noted in a previous blog (Surgery For Gynecomastia (Enlarged Male Breasts) Has Become Very Popular and Satisfying), surgery for gynecomastia (enlarged male breasts) continues to increase in popularity. This is a consequence of several factors: a greater awareness of the issue, the desire to have more sculpted, masculine…

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The Scars Around the Nipples for Male Breast Reduction Surgery are Usually Relatively Inconspicuous

Male breast reduction surgery for gynecomastia (enlarged male breasts) is one of the more commonly performed procedures in men. The results from surgery can be quite dramatic and rewarding. Despite the perception that men don’t obsess or even focus on their appearance a whole lot, this is not entirely or…

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Discomfort Following Male Breast Reduction Surgery Is Usually Fairly Mild … Even For Men!

Enlarged breasts in men can be quite distressing mentally and emotionally. Many feel extremely self-conscious, un-masculine, insecure and even depressed. Their presence can have a substantial negative impact on relationships with others, particularly women, and even in daily routines and sports. Fortunately, the surgical treatment for gynecomastia, or male breast…

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Gynecomastia Comes in All Sizes

Gynecomastia, which is enlarged breasts in men, is a quite common occurrence most often related to persistence of hormonally related effects that occurred during puberty. (See Male Breast Enlargement: Is It Common? and Medication and Drug Causes of Enlarged Male Breasts (Gynecomastia) for other causes.) Their presence is often a…

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Medication and Drug Causes of Enlarged Male Breasts (Gynecomastia)

Enlargement of the male breast (Gynecomastia) is a fairly common condition which frequently is a source of embarrassment and insecurity. As I have noted previous, its development is related to the absolute and relative levels of the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen. These levels are significantly affected by puberty, aging,…

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Male Breast Enlargement: Is It Common?

Male breast enlargement, also known as gynecomastia, is a relatively common occurrence. Its development is related to the absolute and relative levels of the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen in men. These hormones can be affected by such factors as puberty, aging, drugs, medication, alcohol and certain diseases. Just how…

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