Introduction to Gynecomastia
Gynecomastia which is commonly called ‘Male Breast’ or ‘Man boobs’ is the enlargement of breast tissue in the males.
It is easily correctable by Gynecomastia Surgery which is a permanent solution.
The ideal male chest is flat and the skin over chest muscle is tightly applied. Breast tissue enlargement deviates from this and may cause embarrassment and lack of confidence.
Gynecomastia usually presents after puberty or nearing old age. There can be many causes of gynecomastia. The most common cause is idiopathic. i.e the exact cause is not known.
Up-to fifth of all young male develop breast tissue enlargement during puberty but most of them resolve on their own. In a very few boys, the glands may not fully disappear.
If you are facing a similar problem rest assured surgery is a simple, permanent solution. So, book an appointment today.
Causes of Gynecomastia
Gynaecomastia can manifest as a small amount of extra tissue around the nipples to more prominent breasts.
Gynecomastia usually manifests at puberty or old age due to an imbalance of estrogen and androgen. With the advent of puberty, boys experience newer development in their body both physical and physiological.
Our body shape is also dependent upon the genes that we inherit. Stubborn fat may reside at the arms chin, love handles, tummy etc.
Gynaecomastia is mostly idiopathic in origin but may present as a symptom of an underlying disease such as liver disease, renal diseases, hormone disorders etc. Peers teasing, unable to wear shape perfect dress or participate in bare chest activities like swimming etc. can cause much harm to one’s body image.
There are two other conditions similar to gynecomastia in which either the male breasts enlarge or sag downwards. When there is too much deposition of fat instead of enlargement of breast tissue it is called ‘Pseudogynecomastia’. This may happen in Obesity where there is fat deposition in other regions as well. Also in cases of massive weight loss, skin becomes loose and hangs downwards.
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Gynecomastia Surgery the only permanent way to treat gynecomastia which is commonly also called ‘Male Breast’ or ‘Man boobs’. It is an enlargement of breast tissue in the males and happens due to no obvious reason. The ideal male chest is flat and the skin over chest muscle is tightly applied …