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Greece to NYC: Gynecomastia Surgery Through the Years

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Long before there were anabolic steroids, drugs that impacted the hormone system and other known and suspected man boob triggers, men still struggled with gynecomastia. The term dates back to the 2nd century A.D. Galen, a Greek physician and philosopher, first used “gynecomastia” to describe “female-like breasts” he observed in some of his patients. Galen’s … »

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Real Patient Question: Do You Remove all the Gland?

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Here’s an inquiry we fielded recently from a real guy with gynecomastia. We actually hear this question quite often: Do you remove all the gland during gynecomastia surgery? We always deliver our answer in two parts. The first part is “yes,” we remove all the gland that’s directly under the nipple. That’s the excess breast … »

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Man with Gynecomastia Wins First Risperdal Trial

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There’s good news for men who developed gynecomastia after taking the drug Risperdal. Just a few days ago in Philadelphia, a jury ordered the manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, to pay a 20-year old man $2.5 million dollars in damages after he developed size 46 DD breasts while taking the anti-psychotic drug as a teen. Johnson … »

Thursday, March 5, 2015

How to Tell if You Might Have Male Breast Cancer

How to tell if you might have male breast cancer

Let’s say you have a case of gynecomastia and you have decided to accept it and move on with your life. Then, one day, it occurs to you to wonder whether you might have male breast cancer, or MBC. After all, you have some excess breast tissue, so wouldn’t it make sense that this could … »

Thursday, February 19, 2015

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