Gynecomastia

Overview

In gynecomastia, male breast tissue swells due to reduced male hormones (testosterone) or increased female hormones (estrogen). Causes include puberty, aging, medications, and health conditions that affect hormones.

Symptoms

Symptoms are breast tissue swelling and tenderness.

Treatments

The condition often reverses itself. Underlying conditions need treatment.

Last Updated Oct 2, 2019


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