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How Common Is Gynecomastia

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Gynecomastia

I'm a male and one breast, but not the other, has grown in size. I have seen a doctor and had a sonogram and mammagram done on it and it is okay. It appears to be just fat tissue collecting there. What can I do to try and reverse this? I...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Gynecomastia is a common problem in adolescence and in people taking testosterone and anabolics. It can also be painful. Unfortunately there is no really good treatment for it other than removing the breast tissue surgically. That does work however!... Read more »

Gynecomastia starting in person with low body fat

Hello, 44 years old hiv poz male (on hiv meds for 18 yrs) I and my doctors are noticing... Read more »

Atripla. Nipples. Gynecomastia?

I've started on HAART for the first time about 18 weeks ago. I'm taking Atripla,... Read more »
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Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
I've been HIV+ for about 15 years or so, on meds for 7-8yrs..... and have been doing VERY well.

However, within the last 30 days, I've developed a painful lump (about the size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough... Read more »

Breast surgery and hiv

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone had breast enlargement, or planning to?
Does anyone have information about the possible risks and side effects connected to hiv? Could lypodystrophy became a problem with breast implants?

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