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Archives: September 2017

A Small Gynecomastia Revision? 3 Things to Consider

gynecomastia revision in New York

We fielded a question via gynecomastia.org recently. A young man had posted before and after gynecomastia photos and wanted to hear from a doctor about whether he should seek revision surgery. We told him it looked like he had a good result from male breast reduction overall, but we agreed there appeared to be small … »

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Beer Boobs: The Real Story

IPAs and man boobs

Oh, say it ain’t so! Beer can cause man boobs? Last month, an article in the online magazine Vice reported that beer—specifically IPA—can cause men to sprout breasts. We’re here to tell you it ain’t so, or at least that you probably don’t have anything to worry about. Even if India Pale Ale is your … »

Friday, September 15, 2017

Idiopathic Gynecomastia: What Does it Mean?

causes of gynecomastia

If you have enlarged male breasts, like thousands of guys we’ve treated for man boobs in New York over the years, you’ve probably learned some new words. “Gynecomastia” is one, the medical term for your condition. Another new word you might be interested to know is “idiopathic.” Merriam-Webster defines it this way: arising spontaneously or … »

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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