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How Do I Know If I Have Gynecomastia

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is my gynecomastia pubertal permanent, or Pseudogynecomastia?

I'm 15 years old and having living with this condition for as long as I can remember. I have come to believe that I have real gynecomastia as opposed to the "fake" one. I am nowhere near over weight and I don't have any health problems that I know...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Have your doctor check your blood levels of estradiol to see if they are high. When gynecomastia has progressed, the only way to treat it is by surgery around the nipple area and using liposuction. Some men are more prone Read more »

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Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
...size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough radiologic and surgical exam, I've been diagnosed with gynecomastia. I didn't know anything about gynecomastia.... so I searched the web and found that gynecomastia and... Read more »

Am I Infected

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I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

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