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mondor's disease developed after gynecomastia surgery

Mondor’s Disease: A Fairly Common Condition After Gynecomastia Surgery

There is not much written about gynecomastia surgery and Mondor’s disease. I prefer using the word “condition” rather than disease because disease sounds so terrible and makes it seem worse than it is. The condition is benign (not harmful) and self-limited, which basically means it will go away on its own – sort of like a pimple. In my vast experience with gynecomastia, I have concluded that this condition is fairly common after gynecomastia treatment and is the second most […]

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one sided unilateral gynecomastia surgery - tissue removed

What You Need to Know About Unilateral Gynecomastia, or “One-Sided” Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is defined as the appearance of a female like breast in a male. It is related to excess proliferation of breast tissue due to an imbalance of the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone. While it is a benign condition that will not physically harm the individual, it can have a profound negative impact mentally. It’s important for men with gynecomastia to seek treatment in the form of gynecomastia surgery. Gynecomastia typically presents as two-sided or “bilateral” growth, but in […]

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painful rubbery male breast lumps

Are Painful Rubbery Male Breast Lumps Behind The Nipple A Sign Of Gynecomastia?

For all you out there combing the Internet for information about gynecomastia, it’s important to know that you don’t need to feel a “rubbery” substance or have a painful lump behind the nipple in your chest to have gynecomastia. In fact, the vast majority of gynecomastia surgery patients don’t have male breast lumps or “nuggets” under their chest and have no pain. Gynecomastia, by definition, is the appearance of a female like breast in a male, which is commonly referred […]

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Secondary Gynecomastia Treatment: “Bringing It Home” at the AGC With Gynecomastia Revision

After 3 decades of plastic surgery practice and 3,200 gyno surgery cases of performed, I’m often asked to evaluate and treat gynecomastia patients who have had previous treatment and are not satisfied with their results. In what is known as gynecomastia revision surgery or a gynecomastia revision, the most common issues that I am asked to evaluate in this setting are incomplete treatment or under treatment. These patients continue to have complaints of fullness of the chest, puffy nipples or […]

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puffy nipples and gynecomastia

Puffy Nipples and Gynecomastia – How They Are Related And How They Are Treated

The definition of gynecomastia – also known as puffy nipples, gyno or man boobs – is not based on any particular type of tissue on your chest. It is most simply defined as “the appearance of a female-like breast in a male”. You don’t have to have hard tissue or lumpy rocks that you can feel under your areolas. If your chest is rounded and prominent like a woman’s, you most certainly have gynecomastia. It is caused by excess tissue […]

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gyno from steroids, prohormones or hormones - causes of gynecomastia

Gyno From Steroids – What You Need To Know

I had a young man yesterday who had undergone two previous treatments for gynecomastia and continued to have fullness of his chest with puffy nipples. He was without a doubt a bodybuilder with a big, strong muscular frame and his case made me think about all the men who develop gyno from steroids. He was a perfectly nice guy from out of town who had come to the Austin Gynecomastia Center for surgical treatment after I reviewed his Online Consultation. […]

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