Gynaecomastia Treatment in Nashik
Gynaecomastia is the increase of the glandular tissue of the male breast. Gynaecomastia is a health problem in men occurred due to hormonal imbalance. When a female hormone – estrogen is exceeded in the men than the male testosterone, the male breast is enlarged. In this condition, breast tissues become swollen which may cause discomfort in men about their breasts. This breast enlargement is not reduced by exercise or losing weight. Actually one should not confuse gynaecomastia with the extra fat on the breast due to being overweight or obese.
So in this case, surgery is usually the only option. This Gynaecomastia surgery is also known as ‘Male Breast Reduction Surgery’. Gynaecomastia may affect men at different stages of their age- after birth, at puberty, or at mid-life.
During diagnosis, your surgeon will evaluate the overall health to know the root cause of enlarged breasts. If the gynaecomastia is due to extra fat on your breast, the liposuction technique alone may be used. Excision techniques are used where the large glandular breast tissues are the reason behind gynaecomastia. Sometimes both the techniques are used in combination for better results. Some athletes & bodybuilders also face gynaecomastia due to the pro-testosterone supplements or rigorous exercise which increases the level of testosterone than normal. In this situation, the male body releases specific enzymes which in turn may increase other hormones causing breast enlargement in bodybuilders.
What causes gynaecomastia?
There can multiple medical reasons that may result in gynaecomastia
All men and women have testosterone and estrogen, but testosterone happens in higher proportions in men, while women have higher levels of estrogen.
Malnutrition or recovery from Malnutrition has shown to create a hormonal imbalance that may lead to gynaecomastia.
Testicular cancers can also discharge hormones that cause gynecomastia.
Other conditions that are associated with hormonal imbalance in the body and are related to gynecomastia are chronic renal failure and hyperthyroidism.
FAQ's for Gynaecomastia
At what age are men affected by Gynaecomastia?
It’s much more common in men, especially those whose age is over 50.
How will male breast reduction surgery be performed?
Gynaecomastia can be due to excess fat or an overgrowth of breast tissue. If the cause is excess fat then liposuction is preferred. However, if the problem is tough fibrous tissue, then a direct excision of the tissue is generally required.
Is the surgery painful?
The level of pain will depend on how the tissue was removed and how deep your problem was. You will feel stiff and sore after liposuction. Excision generally is relatively pain-free.
How much time will I need to recover following surgery for gynaecomastia?
Generally, a week’s time is enough to recover from gynaecomastia, post-surgery. But it would also depend on how preventive care is taken by you for it to recover.