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Male breast reduction

General Information

Overview

Breast reduction surgery is an option for men with Gynecomastia(a condition of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men ). Gynecomastia may also be used to tighten the breast area after dramatic weight loss that has caused the skin to sag.

Plastic surgery to correct gynecomastia is technically called reduction mammaplasty.

What is gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia is a condition of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men. It can can occur at any age. Hormonal changes in body can result this condition in men or  heredity or obesity or the use of certain drugs.

Gynecomastia can cause emotional discomfort or can impair your self-confidence. Some men may even avoid certain physical activities and intimacy simply to hide their condition.

Gynecomastia is characterized by:

  • Excess localized fat
  • Excess glandular tissue development
  • Sometimes excess breast skin
  • Presence unilaterally (one breast) or bilaterally (both breasts)

Causes

Gynecomastia can be triggered by a reduction in testosterone levels compared to estrogen. This hormone imbalance can be caused by:

  • Hormone changes occurring naturally with aging and over-weight of men
  • Certain medications like drugs used for prostate enlargement (anti-androgens), cancer treatment, AIDS medication, anti-anxiety drugs, antibiotics, cardiac medication like digoxin etc.
  • Alcohol consumption and other recreational drugs
  • Certain medical conditions  for example hypogonadism, hyperthyroidism, kidney and liver failures
  • Malnutrition can be one of the reason for hormone imbalance and gynecomastia

TREATMENT OPTIONS

1. Medications

Meds, for example, testosterone substitution treatment, tamoxifen, and danazol (manufactured testosterone) have been utilized.

2. Surgery

  • Mastectomy: A surgery to remove breast gland tissue.
  • Liposuction: Simple procedure to remove fat from the breast.

Time

The medical procedure takes around 1-2 hours to finish. The medical procedure can be performed either as multi daycare technique or you would be released following 24-48 hours relying upon how quick you recoup. You can fly back to your nation 7-8 days after your male breast decrease in India.

Cost

Depending on the patient’s condition and the hospital amenities, the cost of each type of surgery can be discussed with our team, you may connect with JustHealthX Team for the same.

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