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What Does Gynecomastia Look Like

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I have a SEVERE form of Gynecomastia that has caused me great pain mentally! As a public school teacher, students either talk about it or some find the nerve to ask questions. I have not been able to go outside without a shirt on for over 5 years. (...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I assume you have had a medical/hormonal evaluation looking for contributing cause for the gynecomastia and whether a more fat friendly HIV regimen is an option for you?? That being said your situation is not rate yet remains extremely... 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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