Questions tagged [gynecomastia-man-boobs]

Gynecomastia is enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast, or otherwise true glandular breast development in a male. Gynecomastia must be distinguished from pseudogynecomastia or lipomastia, which refers to the presence of fat deposits in the breast area of obese men. If talking about pseudogynaecomastia or lipomastia, the relavant tag needs to be used.

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What is the mechanism of action of tamoxifen and other SERMs on Gynecomastia?

I understand that several scientific articles show that tamoxifen and other SERMS such as clomifene and raloxifen are effective in reducing gynecomastia for humans in different age groups and ...
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What are the most significant breast tissues in Gynecomastia?

From prior research I understand that only these types of tissues can cause gynecomastia: Adipose tissue ("watery") Mammary Gland Tissue ("viscous") Excessive skin tissue ("saggy") Connective Tissue ...
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Can teen-originated-lipomastia in an otherwise healthy person treated without surgery?

From reading accessible information about gynecomastia through the years I understand there is a subtype known as lipomastia or pseudogynecomastia and that it is characterized by a large uniletral or ...
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Are post gynecomastia chest binders at least in some cases unnecessary?

I don't have general access, and likely not enough background knowledge to understand Plastic surgery literature for the most part, but from reading accessible information in the personal websites of ...