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Will spend 1 lakh over gynaecomastia but m not interested in surgery. Any doctor help me to get rid of this gynaecomastia by home remedies or natural exercise?

Dr. Sumeet Jaiswal 91% (1168 ratings)
M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Indore
Liposuction is very minimally invasive procedure. With no scar or suture. You can get rid of fat and gland in just 1hr and can go home in 3hr. No major side effect. Start your routine next day. Pressure garment needs to wear under cloth for few days. Medicines need to be taken for 3 to 5 days. Cost just 25000rs.
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How can I know if I have gynecomastia problem. How can I know it at home by myself without going to any doctor and if I go to doctor can he clearly tell me if it is gynecomastia or just fat.

Dr. Prakash Chhajlani 92% (3404 ratings)
Advanced Aesthetics, M.Ch - Plastic Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Indore
Male breast or gynecomastia reduction. Is one of the most frequently performed office surgeries and we are the pioneers in central India since last 30 years. To the best of our knowledge no medicines or creams work to decrease the breast Size. Gynecomastia is treatable by surgery. There is no medical treatment. It is a one day out patient surgery with very gratifying results. It boosts self esteem also. The Dr. Can examine and tell you what is the problem, gynecomastia has a breast tissue and a fat component. No one wants surgery unless it is necessary. There is no medication which can give the results. Surgery is the only answer. The surgery is almost painless because there are enough medications to keep the pain under control. We need to examine the patient to know what is wanted and what can be done and to work out how much, when, where, etc It can be a day care surgery or 1 day hospital stay. There is no bed rest but 3-5 days are required for recovery and 10 days for full recovery.In 3 weeks you can go the the Gym. Gynacomastia is not a disease but excess response to hormones. If it does not bother you you don't have to get it removed. As long as the Breast size is big it is taken as Gynacomastia which could be because of More fat or More Breast tissue or a mixture of the two.
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Gynecomastia is. A problem. Though I m not suffering from big man boobs but the shape is odd. Any home remedies to cure these man boobs except chest exercises cause of this?

Dr. Anshuman Manaswi 91% (274 ratings)
MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Mumbai
Hi, you may be having gynacomastia but which is not symmetrical. We can analyse it and do the reduction or reshaping procedure. Be rest assured your chest shape will become even.
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Dear Sir, Please give me the solution of gynecomastia. And any home remedy for this problem. For this I really not comfortable to wear anything and it's really a shameful. Please Sir give a solution.

Dr. Pavan Murdeshwar 93% (1836 ratings)
MCh - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Bangalore
Hello sir. Definitely you can go for the surgery. The liposuction with gland excision gives you the best result for gynecomastia treatment. The surgeon will go for the surgery only after ruling out other underlying factors. It again depends upon the grade of gynecomastia you are having and the associated factors. Cost again depends upon the same factors. U can text me with the pictures to know anything more online.
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My son has just now completed 14 years. He has developed gynecomastia for last one year. Please tell me what is the remedy?

Dr. Sumeet Jaiswal 91% (1168 ratings)
M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Indore
Its gynecomastia. In which fatty and glandular deposition occur under skin of chest. No medicine or cream can correct it. Common age of presentation 15 to 25 yrs. Mostly its not a serious condition. Indication for surgery is cosmetic concern. Its not look good when you wear tight T shirt or go bare chested. Liposuction is done to suctioned out fat and gland through small holes. Done under sedation so its painless procedure. Its stitchless /scarless procedure done on opd basis and you can go home in 2 to3 hrs. Cost of procedure around 25000rs.
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What Is Gynecomastia?

Dr. Anoop Kumar Sonker 92% (96 ratings)
BHMS
Sexologist, Lucknow
What Is Gynecomastia?


Gynecomastia or'woman-like breasts.

It is a benign enlargement of the male breast resulting from a proliferation of the glandular component of the breast.

Gynecomastia is defined clinically by the presence of a rubbery or firm mass extending concentrically from the nipples. The condition known as pseudogynecomastia, or lipomastia, is characterized by fat deposition without glandular proliferation. Although it is usually bilateral, it can be unilateral.

It is an abnormal development of mammary glands in males resulting in breast enlargement. It is not normal for men to have breasts and this makes this condition very embarrassing and may causes low self-esteem especially in teenagers.

It is very common in adolescents. It occurs due to hormonal imbalance in the male body between the age of 12- 18 when estrogen is sometim

Causes

  • A number of researchers believe that in many cases an altered androgen / estrogen ratio causes changes in cellular elements in breast tissue. This could be due to:
  • Decrease in production of androgen
  • Increase in estrogen formation
  • Decrease in sensitivity of breast tissue to androgens
  • Physiological during infancy and at puberty: gynecomastia can occur physiologically in neonates (due to female hormones from the mother) and sometimes at puberty.
  • Refeeding: recovery from wasting diseases.

Testicular causes

  • Testicular agenesis: failure of testes to develop.
  • Orchitis: inflammation of testes.
  • Tumor of testes.
  • Klinefelter’s syndrome.
  • Imbalance of sex hormone: imbalance of estrogenic and androgenic hormones causes gynecomastia.

Drugs: digitalis, spironolactone, phenothiazine and so on. Approximately 4-10% cases are due to drugs. Spironolactone is a common cause, inducing gynecomastia in 10% of those receiving it as a treatment for heart failure. Digoxin and furosemide are also reported to cause gynecomastia.

Certain medications can promote breast growth. They interact with the natural levels of testosterone and estrogen, and upset the balance in some manner. Gynecomastia is a common consequence of estrogen treatment in patients with prostate cancer.

Drugs that may cause it include:

  • Hormones (androgens, anabolic steroids, estrogen agonists)
  • Antiandrogens or androgen-synthesis inhibitors
  • Antibiotics (isoniazid, ketoconazole, metronidazole)
  • Anti-ulcer medications such as cimetidine
  • Cancer chemotherapeutics, especially alkylating agents
  • Cardiovascular drugs, such as captopril and digitoxin
  • Psychoactive agents, such as diazepam and tricyclic antidepressants
  • Recreational drugs, such as alcohol and marijuana

Penicillamine

Alcohol and drugs can cause gynecomastia by mimicking estrogen and stimulating androgen production. Steroids and other excess androgens are sometimes converted by the body into estrogens and consequently cause male breast problems.

Men over the age of 50 tend to produce fewer androgens such as testosterone or gain fat tissue that converts androgen into estrogen. In 3 percent of reported cases, gynecomastia can signal lung, liver, or adrenal cancer. Tumors can secrete estrogen, upsetting the hormonal balance.

  • Breast prominence due to excessive adipose is often termed pseudogynecomastia or lipomastia.
  • Cirrhosis of liver, rheumatoid arthritis, leprosy is associated with it.
  • Any of the conditions that interfere with normal testosterone production, such as klinefelter’s syndrome or pituitary insufficiency, can be associated with gynecomastia.
  • Aging: hormone changes that occur with normal aging can cause it, especially in men who are overweight.
  • Tumors: some tumors, such as those involving the testes, adrenal glands or pituitary gland, can produce hormones that alter the male-female hormone balance.
  • Hyperthyroidism: in this condition, the thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine.
  • Kidney failure: about half the people being treated with regular hemodialysis experience gynecomastia due to hormonal changes.
  • Liver failure and cirrhosis: hormonal fluctuations related to liver problems as well as medications taken for cirrhosis are associated with it.
  • Malnutrition and starvation: when the human body is deprived of adequate nutrition, testosterone levels drop, but estrogen levels remain constant, causing a hormonal imbalance.

Gynecomastia in bodybuilders

Some bodybuilders who abuse steroids develop it. It is often hidden behind the well developed chest muscles, but in later life, when the athlete becomes less active and the muscles become less prominent, the gynecomastia effects show up.

Signs And symptoms

  • Enlargement of breast
  • Pain in breast
  • Tenderness
  • Severe embarrassment or
  • Emotional disturbance

Classification

Puffy nipples is among the most common forms of gynecomastia. This glandular tissue accumulation is concentrated under and typically confined to the areola, or can be slightly extended outside the areola forming a dome shaped appearance to the areola.

Pure glandular gynecomastia is common in bodybuilders and is thought to be a result of the use of anabolic steroids. In this case it is known as anabolic-androgenic steroid (aas) induced gynecomastia. Due to excess testosterone levels from steroids, which is converted to estrogen, bodybuilders and other athletes are sometimes afflicted with gynecomastia in its purest form. Gynecomastia in lean men is usually only a breast tissue gland with little to no adipose tissue.

Congenital or hereditary gynecomastia is typically evident by the ages of 12 to 18 in boys. Thirty percent to sixty percent of young boys suffer from large male breasts. As many as thirty percent may live with enlarged male breasts for the rest of their lives, but in other cases it will recede with age. However, severe forms of adolescent gynecomastia may require an intervention, in consultation with the patient, the parents, and child development professionals.

Pseudogynecomastia is typical of enlarged diameter and or excessive areola projection. However, it is not composed of glandular tissue, but of adipose tissue. It looks much like typical gynecomastia but requires different treatment. Exercise and diet may be effective in combating pseudogynecomastia.

Unilateral / asymmetrical gynecomastia occurs when only one breast is larger due to gynecomastia, the other breast is typically normal in both size and shape. Bilateral asymmetry occurs when it is present in both breasts.

Diet

Green tea can effectively tone down your breast. According to recent studies, people who took green tea on a daily basis tend to burn more chest fat faster than who didn’t drink it.

Flax oil is a very effective appetite suppressant; means it makes you feel satiated. As a result you consume less food and there will be less deposition of fat on your body.

Stop taking all recreational drugs, such as marijuana.

Stop taking all nutritional supplements or any drugs you are taking for bodybuilding.

Exercise

Gynecomastia is a problem affecting more men in society today. There are several causes of man boobs which could include hormonal imbalance and excess body fat. In addition, medical studies have shown that breast enlargement can be due to certain health issues or medical drugs. Diet and exercise along with homeopathy is one way to treat gynecomastia and in most cases are excellent alternatives to surgery.

If you have gynecomastia or man boobs, then it means that you have chest fat. Some people think that surgery is the only cure for the problem, but there are a couple of great chest exercises for gynecomastia. Most likely, the fat will be on your lower chest, so it is best to perform a chest exercise that will target your upper chest.

An exercise recommend for this is the incline bench press exercise. In this exercise, you need an incline weight bench. Most flat benches can be made to incline in case you didn’t know. To perform the exercise, you should lie on the incline bench and raise the weight bar vertically towards the ceiling. To complete one repetition, lower the weight to your upper chest and then raise it again. Try to complete 6 to 8 repetitions with each set, and try to perform 3 sets whenever you do the exercise. You should also adjust the weight such that 6 to 8 repetitions are achievable in each set.

A modification of this exercise is the incline dumbbell press in which dumbbells are used instead of a weight bar. Dumbbells have the advantage of allowing you to work each side of your body independently. When we use weight bars, our body’s stronger side tends to do more work while the other side gets shortchanged.

A treatment doesn’t get any more natural than this. Performing these exercises a couple times per week will have the effect of making your gynecomastia decrease over time along with homeopathy remedies.

Prognosis

Gynecomastia is not physically harmful, but in some cases can be an indicator of other more serious underlying conditions, such as testicular cancer.

Growing glandular tissue, typically from some form of hormonal stimulation, is often tender or painful.

Furthermore, it can frequently present social and psychological difficulties for the sufferer.

Weight loss can alter the condition in cases where it is triggered by obesity, but losing weight will not reduce the glandular component and patients cannot target areas for weight loss. Massive weight loss can result in sagging tissues about the chest, chest ptosis

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Hello Sir, I am 21 years old boy. I have gynecomastia due to 5 years its size is like normal I think its due to low male hormone please suggest me home remedy for it. Can my gynecomastia reduce without surgery and how many year I wait for nature repair it?

Dr. Sanjay Kumar 92% (330 ratings)
MS(gen surgery Ranchi),MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Patna
Since it is from 5 years, diet will not help you. Best way to decrease your breast size is liposuction which is a day care surgery and patient discharged from hospital same day.
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I have a deformity named gynecomastia.. I only have much fat in the chest region otherwise it's fine and happy with my body. This deformity is from 4-5 years. Please help me how to cure with it and better to help me home remedies, presently Don't want operation. Please help.

Dr. Sumeet Jaiswal 91% (1168 ratings)
M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Indore
No medicine or exercise can reduce fatty and glandular chest swelling. Its gynecomastia, in which due to hormonal cause fat and glands deposited under skin of chest. Common age of presentation 15 to 25 yrs. Liposuction is done to suctioned out fat through small holes. Its stitch less/scar less procedure done on opd basis and you can go home in 2 to 3 hrs. No medicine or exercise can reduce fatty and glandular chest swelling. Its gynecomastia, in which due to hormonal cause fat and glands deposited under skin of chest. Common age of presentation 15 to 25 yrs. Liposuction is done to suctioned out fat through small holes. Its stitch less/scar less procedure done on opd basis and you can go home in 2 to 3 hrs.
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I am 21 year old boy suffering from gynecomastia since 5 year size is normal but give me advise and home remedy for it and without surgery how I decrease it size it is due to puberty but still it is not gone.

Dr. Shilpi Bhadani 89% (98 ratings)
MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Plastic Surgery, Fellowship In Aesthetic Surgery, MRCS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Gurgaon
Pubertal gynecomastia is one of the most common causes of male breasts. If it has not subsided by 21 yrs, it is unlikely to settle with medicine.
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Gynecomastia

M. Ch. (Plastic Surgery), MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Delhi
Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia:

In the present times, there is an upsurge in the incidence of gynecomastia, which is enlargement of male breast tissue. This enlarged breast contains both the fat and the gland in varied proportions. This is a normal phenomenon in early teenage and in old age, but in some males it persists and keep on increasing, leading to female like breast and hence the name. It can also be due to hormonal imbalance and particularly when oral supplements containing hormones are taken without medical prescription. Though it doesn't harm the body, but it alters the shape of chest leading to social embarrasement particularly while changing clothes, at swimming pools and beaches where you want to wear off the shirt. 

Gynecomastia can be cured permanently. Exercising can reduce the fatty content to an extent but can not decrease the gland size. 

Liposuction is the treatment of choice, whereby through a key-hole incision, the fat and the gland can be suctioned out and the chest be flattened. The scars are hardly visible. If the gland size is big and is not amenable to liposuction, through a small cut around the nipple, the gland can be removed completely and the scar will not be seen. 

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