If I have a gynecomastia breast reduction for men, are the results permanent, or can the man boobs grow back?
Can Man Boobs Grow Back After Gynecomastia?
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Return of Gynecomastia after Surgery
When the Gynecomastia is real Glandular tissue,and the excision is adequate there is only a tiny chance it will reocurre after surgery.When fatty tissue is invoved weight gain may slighly incease the breast size=Peudo-Gynecomastia
Can man boobs grow back after gynecomastia
Can gynecomastia recur?
Gynecomastia which arises during puberty, does not typically recur after surgical correction in the absence of other inciting causes. If there is a significant fatty component, post-operative weight gain might result in some recurrence. If the condition arose from use of medication or anabolic steroids, further use could lead to recurrence.
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Can Gynecomastia Return After Surgery?
Thanks for your post. Gynecomastia can return under three conditions.
1. If there was an inadequate glandular excision
2. If what remaining gland is stimulated (i.e. steroids, medical condition)
3. If the patient gains a moderate to significant amount of weight.
If done correctly and the above conditions are avoided, then the gynecomastia should not recur.
Generally permanent results
Man Boobs Can Grow Back in Some Cases
The good news is that the great majority of cases of gynecomastia that occur in the U.S. are known as "idiopathic" gynecomastia, meaning that the actual cause for the breast enlargement is unknown. In these cases there is no obvious cause for the gynecomastia condition such as medications, marijuana use or Androgenic steroid abuse. Also there are no associated signs or symptoms such as underdeveloped testicles, abnormal blood hormone levels or other findings. Effective treatment of idiopathic gynecomastia is usually permanent with no recurrence of the condition.
I hope this answers your question. Good luck!
Can male breasts return after surgical removal?
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