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Exercise and Man Boobs: A Different Story

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At last! An article on a website for men acknowledging that exercise won’t get rid of man boobs! Unfortunately, the piece we found on mensxp is unusual. If you perform a search on terms related to exercise and man boobs, you’ll find page after page of articles advocating certain lifts and other maneuvers that are … »

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Is Gynecomastia on the Rise?

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We spotted a couple of articles recently with headlines asserting that gynecomastia is on the rise. When we read the entire text, the pieces turned out to be about man boob causes and remedies, without including proof that the incidence of the condition is actually increasing. But they did cause us to stop and think. … »

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Puffy Nipple Surgery: Expertise Required!

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For guys with puffy nipples, we understand why surgery can seem like less than a big deal. The problem area is often fairly small, compared to the size of the entire chest. So, find a surgeon, ask him or her to take out the extra tissue, and all better, right? Not so fast! We operate … »

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Real Patient Question: Finasteride After Gynecomastia Surgery?

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We received an email from a former patient recently, asking about whether it’s ok to take finasteride for hair loss (usually marketed as Proscar or Propecia) after gynecomastia surgery. As you might imagine, we often talk with our New York gynecomastia patients about substances that are known to trigger (or highly suspected of triggering) man … »

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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