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Category Archives: Causes

Soy and Man Boobs

New York man boobs

They say, “what goes around, comes around,” and nothing could fit this old cliché better than supposed causes of man boobs. Whether people are talking about hops, lavender or marijuana, articles trying to connect these kinds of plants with gynecomastia surface on a fairly regular basis. We spend time on gynecomastia.org and with our own … »

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Real Patient Question: Do I Need an Ultrasound?

ultrasound for gynecomastia

Earlier this month, a member of gynecomastia.org asked whether it’s a good idea to have an ultrasound to determine what kind of tissue causes enlarged breasts (which he had done). We chimed in with two other gynecomastia specialists to give both short and more detailed answers. The short answer we all agree upon is, NO! … »

Friday, December 28, 2018

Should You Try Tamoxifen for Gynecomastia?

tamoxifen and gynecomastia

Even when people have a strong desire to change their appearance, few rush immediately down to their local cosmetic surgeon. Whether the goal is rejuvenation or enhancement/reduction of some body part, many patients first consider whether there may be alternatives to going under the knife. Guys who ultimately consult us about man boobs in New … »

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Take Our Steroid Quiz

bodybuilders with gynecomastia

Most people would probably agree: life in the digital age has its pros and cons. It’s easier than ever to track down information, for one thing, but there’s no guarantee that what you find on the Internet is accurate. This can be especially true when it comes to the world of medicine and related topics—everyone … »

Thursday, December 13, 2018

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