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Man Boob Causes: From Serious to Silly

gynecomastia New York

As one of the earliest and most frequent participants in the gynecomastia.org forums, we’ve answered hundreds and hundreds of patient questions over the years. Lots of guys want to know what caused their man boobs. In our view, the question is often moot, as once gynecomastia occurs it’s here to stay. No amount of exercise, … »

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Exercise and Man Boobs: A Different Story

gynecomastia in New York

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

Real Patient Question: Why Use the Term “Realistic Expectations” for Gynecomastia Surgery?

New York gynecomastia

There’s a question posted in a man boobs forum about why doctors talk about “realistic expectations” when it comes to gynecomastia surgery. The guy who created the post seemed to think that using the term is a way to establish a disclaimer before the procedure. As if the results could easily be sub par and … »

Monday, July 2, 2018

Real Patient Question: Finasteride After Gynecomastia Surgery?

Propecia and man boobs

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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