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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

The Survey Says: Gynecomastia Surgery 98% “Worth It”

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If you have ever wondered whether men who choose gynecomastia surgery find the procedure “worth it,” you don’t need to speculate any longer. RealSelf just announced its “2020 Most Worth It Ranking” – a list of top-rated cosmetic procedures as rated by patients. Gynecomastia surgery tied for third place on the list of worthwhile surgical … »

Monday, February 3, 2020

BPA and Gynecomastia: Should You Worry?

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If you’re like many people, you’ve probably heard of the chemical BPA, and you might have a vague sense that it could be bad for you. It’s possible you might have even heard of a man boob connection if you’re a research-oriented guy with gynecomastia. Our New York patients often want to find out everything … »

Sunday, May 12, 2019

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