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dangers of having gynecomastia

Is there a medically legitimate argument that having the condition of gynecomastia in a male, can be adverse to one's health. In other words is there an argument that can be made to a medical healthcare provider that surgery for this condition...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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For those who do not know, gynecomastia is the increase of breast glad tissue (not of fat) caused by increased levels of estradiol (a hormone prominent in women that men's bodies need and produce from testosterone).Surgery is for cosmetic but... 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 »

gynecomastia - caused by new drug therapy?

I recently (3 months)changed my regimen to Sustiva, Videx & Abacavir with Videx which I did not... 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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