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Category Archives: Causes

What Type of Gynecomastia Do You Have?

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What are the various types of gynecomastia? Which kind do you have? And, most importantly, how will the tissue affect the strategy best suited for your man boob surgery? New York patients most often come to their consultations with us having some idea about “what’s in there.” They know that unwanted breast growth can be … »

Friday, October 9, 2020

Two Paths to Follow for Gynecomastia

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We answered a question in a gynecomastia.org forum the other day about the best way to get started on the route toward gynecomastia surgery. The poster, now a father with kids who need to learn to swim, finally felt ready to go ahead with the procedure so he can be comfortable taking the young ones … »

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Impossible Man Boobs

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The latest gynecomastia “tempest in a teapot” should have been easy to predict: The Impossible Whopper can cause man boobs! This kind of hysteria happens all too often these days, thanks to the internet and social media. Here’s how this one came about, as far as we can tell. First, a South Dakota veterinarian, writing … »

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Teen Gynecomastia Study: A Little of Everything

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It pleased us, perplexed us and perturbed us all at once. We’re talking about a study of teens with man boobs published last month in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. We are not endocrinologists, but we have worked with our share of adolescents with gynecomastia in New York for more than 30 years. … »

Sunday, February 9, 2020

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