Puffy nipple, Is it Gynecomastia or just puberty? (photo)
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Some form of #Gynecomastia is experienced by up to 2/3 of boys going through #puberty. This form of gynecomastia is due to the surges in testosterone and estrogen which often lead to an imbalance of the testosterone:estrogen ratio.
In up to 75% of boys who develop pubertal gynecomastia, it will disappear without treatment within 2 years. In 90% of boys with pubertal gynecomastia, it will disappear without treatment within 3 years
If you have major concerns, please contact a #boardcertified #plasticsurgeon for an in-person consultation to discuss the best treatment options for your specific situation.
Puffy nipple, Is it Gynecomastia or just puberty?
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Adolescent puffy nipples
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