Gynecomastia or male breast enlargement is commonly noticed in the patients with obesity problem. The enlargement of breast tissues turns into a condition that needs medical attention. Gynecomastia is commonly seen among 40-60 percent of the male population. It may also be present in new-born male infants as an outcome of acquiring estrogen from their mothers via placenta during gestation.

We at Vimhans PrimaMed Institute of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery provide effective solutions to the patients suffering from gynecomastia. Our prominent cosmetic surgeons are trained in the top most institutes of India and abroad. Our experts perform hundreds of male breast reduction surgeries each year.

Causes

Some common causes of male breast enlargement include:
Excessive alcohol consumption
Hormonal changes
Taking more of anabolic steroids
Result of live failure or cancer
Congenital abnormality

Symptoms

Swollen breast glands
Breast tenderness

Indications

Pain
Swelling
Tenderness
Nipple discharge in one or both breasts

Ideal candidates who can go for male breast reduction are:

Healthy and emotionally stable men are the ideal candidate for t he surgery
Experiencing the symptoms of enlarged male breasts
Has realistic approach about the potential risks, benefits and outcomes of gynecomastia

Procedure
The procedure is commonly carried in presence of local anesthesia and takes around one to two hours. During the procedure, the surgeon makes small incision around the nipple and liposuction may be performed to suck out excessive fatty tissue. The procedure generally requires the patients to stay overnight in the hospital. The surgeon may ask you to take a few days of rest and avoid lifting or heavy physical workout for up to six weeks after the surgery.

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