i had a consult with a plastic surgeon yesterday and he said that the gland under my nipples is very small. And that evey man has a little bit of gland and its not gynecomastia. You cant feel it unless i contract my muscles. And its about the size of the peanut. But its still the cause for my puffy nipples, because i have no fat. So i dont know what to do. Isit still gynecomastia but just a very mild case. and i need to only have a very small amount removed. Ive had it for 6 years now.
Puffy Nipples, Not Gynecomastia
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Gynecomastia male breast reduction
Puffy Nipples, Not Gynecomastia
Puffy Nipple Is Gynecomastia
One type of gynecomastia is referred to as "puffy nipples." This is when the excess tissue (typically gland) is confined to the borders of the areola. This will show more with contraction of the pectoralis or when your areolas are warm (after a hot shower), but will look better when stimulating the nipples or when they are cold. I recommend being evaluated by a plastic surgeon who is experienced in evaluating gynecomastia patients.
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You are describing a very mild form of gynecomastia
You are describing a very mild form of gynecomastia. When confined to the areola, a reduction in the size of the areola and resection of the tissues just deep to its surface is usually sufficient to remedy the situation.
Puffy nipples is a common complaint for younger male patients
Examination is essential to determine how effective surgery will be for your concerns. Reducing the mound of tissue behind the areolae is the most effective and commonly offered treatment. In some patients, liposuction ( I prefer laser assisted liposuction but ultrasound assisted is also worthwhile) can help but not eliminate the problem. More often excision is combined with liposuction for best results.
There are some patient who have minimal tissue behind their areolae but have larger diameter areolae that can be reduced with surgery. Non-surgical options have not yet been of any help.
Surgery of the male breast should be straight forward to be done as an outpatient with a return to light activities in 1-2 weeks.
About Puffy Nipple Areola Complex
As each case is different, it is vital that you consult with a board certified plastic surgeon who is experienced in male breast surgery. The surgeon should determine if you are a suitable candidate for male breast reduction by liposuction or glandular excision. It is also crucial to have a plastic surgeon who is well-versed in the gynecomastia condition can determine if there is firm breast tissue beneath the areola that is causing the nipples to project (which is often the case), and if so, how much of this glandular tissue can be removed to create a flat appearance.
#PuffyNipple surgery generally takes only an hour or two, and the recovery time is short; sometimes less than a week. There is minimal scarring and the success rate is excellent. Therefore, patients who suffer from "Puffy Nipples", and who view it as an unaesthetic and unpleasant condition, may desire surgical intervention to correct the "puffy nipple" condition.
Men who suffer from large #areolas may notice that after breast surgery, the skin of the chest muscles will tighten, causing the areolas to tighten and diminish in size. This is a result of the removal of glandular and/or adipose tissue. The most important decision to be made before performing any surgical procedure is determining whether you are an ideal #candidate.
The surgery is done under local anaesthesia as daycare. It would involve a circumferential excision of the areolar rim along with the glandular tissue though a small incision. I hope this helps.
Gynecomastia cause of puffy nipples
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