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GYNECOMASTIA

I am a Gynecomastia patient. My doctor says to let it as it is. Shall i let it or should i compulsorily undergo surgery...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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Gynecomastia (increased in breast tissue in men caused by increased estrogen levels that can come from testosterone convertion, genetics, or some HIV meds) can be treated in its early stages with estrogen blockers like Arimidex at low doses ( 0.25... Read more »

Sustiva induced gynecomastia

Sorry if this is a duplicate question I have been asking on sites all over the web. I have mild... Read more »

Sustiva and gynecomastia

I have gynecomastia confirmed by doc.(44 years old male,great shape and low body fat) Was on... 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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