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Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction)

3 Ways Male Breast Reduction Surgery Will Improve Your Life

Gynecomastia is a condition that is also known as enlarged male breasts. The most frequent cause of gynecomastia is a high or out-of-balance estrogen level. However, other factors such as obesity, tumors, thyroid disease, or kidney failure can also lead to enlarged male breasts. This imbalance causes larger-than-normal breast tissue in men, though the sizes and shapes vary. This can also be called “man boobs.” Anywhere from 40-60% of men have some degree of gynecomastia in their lives, especially those…

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When To Consider Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction)

Gynecomastia: Excessive development of the male breasts. Temporary enlargement of the breasts is not unusual or abnormal in boys during adolescence or during recovery from malnutrition. Gynecomastia may be abnormal as, for example, in Klinefelter's syndrome. Male breast enlargement is embarrassing and sufferers’ self-esteem and quality of life are markedly lower in patients with gynecomastia. This is due to the many psycho-social effects related to enlarged breast tissue. Men with breasts are often the butts of jokes and teens are...
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