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  • Swollen male breast

  • Tightness in breast

  • Lumps in breasts

  • Enlarged breasts in men

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Content updated on Nov 2, 2022

What is gynecomastia?

A condition in which abnormal hormone levels cause males to develop female characteristics, such as breast enlargement. Common causes include medications and brain tumors.

Symptoms of gynecomastia

  • Enlarged male breast tissue

  • Breast lump

  • Nipples are very sensitive

  • Breasts feel stretched, tight or full

Questions your doctor may ask to check for gynecomastia

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose gynecomastia

  • Do you think your breasts are getting bigger?

  • Do you feel a lump in your breast?

  • Are your nipples so sensitive that you have discomfort, pain, or itch when your clothes touch them?

  • Do your breasts feel stretched, tight or full?

Treatment for gynecomastia

Treatment for this condition depends on the cause. Simple options include dressing less noticeably and losing weight. The doctor may prescribe hormone therapy to correct imbalances or surgery if tumors are the cause.

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References

  • Sansone A, Romanelli F, Sansone M, Lenzi A, Di Luigi L. Gynecomastia and hormones. Endocrine. 2017 Jan;55(1):37-44. doi: 10.1007/s12020-016-0975-9. Epub 2016 May 4. PMID: 27145756.

    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12020-016-0975-9

  • Dickson G. Gynecomastia. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Apr 1;85(7):716-22. PMID: 22534349.

    https://www.aafp.org/pubs/afp/issues/2012/0401/p716.html

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