Gynecomastia Pictures

View successful before & after gynecomastia pictures from real patients.

Removing male breasts by surgery should only be considered as a last resort after other alternatives are explored and tried.

Occurrences of Gynecomastia are often traced back to root causes such as congenital disorders or disorders developed after birth, and illnesses such as kidney and liver disease.

Male breast enlargement could also be due to abuse of drugs and usage of prescribed medication.

Treatment to resolve these root causes could indirectly cure the male breast condition as Gynecomastia development is often caused by these.

Before you consider a surgery to get rid of male breasts, consult your doctor first to diagnose the cause of your Gynecomastia condition.

Presuming you’ve exhausted all options and surgery seems like the only alternative, there are still some conditions you need to pre-qualify before you can go for the operation to get rid of Gynecomastia.

First you need to be emotionally stable and healthy, and have no prior history of medical problems such as heart disease, diabetes, smoking, etc. Though there are no stringent requirements that bar you from going for the operation, there are higher risks if you fall into this category. Talk to your surgeon and he/she will be able to assess if your health permits you to go through with the surgery.

Gynecomastia surgery has some risks in itself. Complications could arise such as skin discoloration, excessive fluid loss, excessive bleeding, infection and scarring. If the surgeon realizes that your breasts are not identically contoured resulting in irregular shapes, you may need a second procedure. The recovery process is a slow one and it could take up to a year before you see enjoy the complete results. Over the course of recovery, some inconvenience should be expected and you’ll need avoid rigorous physical activity. If you’re a sporty guy, this is a setback which could be difficult to deal with.

Male breast reduction surgery is not very cheap. Besides the operation costs, there are other miscellaneous expenses which include the post surgery medication, consultations etc. This could potentially cost several thousand dollars. What makes it worse is these bills are unlikely claimable under your health insurance. This is because Gynecomastia is benign and not life-threatening.

As you can see most men prefer to avoid male breast surgery if possible. However many men are unable to continue living in shame because of their condition. Fighting to recover their self-esteem, they are left with no much choice but to empty their bank accounts to get the operation.

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