What options are available to correct this? bad gynecomastia from prohormones. (photos)
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Options to correct gynecomastia
Healthy male patients with excess breast tissue or unwanted breast development who have no underlying breast disease.Men who desire improved physical and aesthetic appearance should have realistic expectations based on their condition and the procedure performed. You should meet with a board certified plastic surgeon to be able to get a formal diagnosis and to be able to decide on a course of treatment if necessary.
Gynecomastia Revision Surgery
Thanks for the post and photos. Based on the photos it appears that you still have tissue under the areolas that is causing the issue. Given that you have had 2 surgeries, it is hard to tell whether this tissue is breast tissue or scar tissue or a combination. One other factor is that depending on how larger your areolas were prior to surgery, you may have had an incomplete tightening of the areola after surgery. The most important thing is to be evaluated by a plastic surgeon experienced in revision gynecomastia surgery.
What options are available to correct this? bad gynecomastia from prohormones.
Based on the photos and history it's possible that you have residual tissue requiring complete gland excision. Seek a plastic surgeon with specialty training in #gynecomastia surgery, has great photos, and is an expert in male breast reduction.
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About Gynecomastia and the Causes
The male breast is composed of glandular tissue and fatty tissue. An excess in either type of tissue can cause the chest to take on the look of gynecomastia. Gynecomastia can affect #men of all different body types. There are different types of #gynecomastia.
According to official statistics, 36% of adult young men and 57% of older #adult men in the United States have this medical condition in one of the four grades.
About 200,000 to 3 million cases of #gynecomastia are being reported every single year. So if you have #breast #enlargement and you feel you're an exception, please understand that 1 in 3 young adult #men and 1 in 2 older adult men are just like you and have breast #enlargement.
Several common factors can cause gynecomastia including excessive levels of #estrogen, natural #hormone changes, use of recreational drugs or alcohol, medications and their associated side effects, and, various health conditions. Also, there are different types of #gynecomastia.
There are three types of surgical #treatment #options available that treat gynecomastia. Your board-certified plastic surgeon will recommend the type best suited for you.
The most important decision to be made before performing any surgical procedure is determining whether you are an ideal #candidate.
Thank you for the photos and question and though an examination is needed you appear to have residual gynecomastia amenable to a revision
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