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Introduction: Gynaecomastia

Description of Gynaecomastia

Gynaecomastia (medical condition): Enlarged male breasts...more »

See also:

  »Introduction: Gynecomastia
  »Symptoms of Gynecomastia
  »Causes of Gynecomastia
  »Treatments for Gynecomastia

Gynaecomastia: Breast enlargement in males caused by hormone imbalance or hormone therapy.

Gynaecomastia: Excessive development of the breasts in males; usually the result of hormonal imbalance or treatment with certain drugs.
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Gynaecomastia as a Disease

Gynaecomastia: Another name for Gynecomastia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Gynecomastia
  »Symptoms of Gynecomastia
  »Causes of Gynecomastia
  »Treatments for Gynecomastia

Gynaecomastia: Related Diseases

Gynaecomastia: Gynaecomastia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Gynaecomastia

Some of the causes of Gynaecomastia are included in the list below:

  • Puberty - all adolescent males experience some male breast enlargment; it is often temporary.
  • Aging - more common in older men as male hormones reduce.
  • Obesity - may cause similar enlarged appearance.
  • XXY males
  • Liver disorders

Symptoms of Gynaecomastia (Gynecomastia)

Some of the symptoms of Gynaecomastia incude:

Treatments for Gynaecomastia (Gynecomastia)

Treatments for Gynaecomastia (Gynecomastia) include:

  • Watchful waiting - most puberty cases will resolve; many others are harmless anyway.
  • Treatment of any underlying cause
  • Cosmetic breast reduction surgery - breast tissue removal for males

Treatment of Gynaecomastia: For more treatment information about Gynaecomastia, see treatment of Gynecomastia (Gynaecomastia)

Gynaecomastia: Related Disease Topics

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