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Gynecomastia Treatment in Chunni-ganj, Kanpur

Gynecomastia or male breast enlargement is one of the serious conditions that males experience during puberty or hormonal changes. The breast tissue may grow unevenly in some cases.

There is no home remedy or precautions for this condition as it can happen to a newborn baby or man at any age. Since the cause is unknown, it can be treated with surgery where the doctor removes excess breast tissue and fat from the chest.

Causes of Gynecomastia

There can be a lot of reasons for having gynecomastia as they occur at any age. Below mentioned are some of the causes:

  • Insulin resistance
  • Genetics
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol
  • Liver Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Thyroid disorder
  • Obesity
  • Injury
  • Consumption of drugs
  • Aging
  • Malnutrition
  • Tumour

Symptoms of Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is one of the conditions that show its symptoms pretty clearly. They are

  • Lump on either one or both of the breasts
  • Fatty tissue beneath the nipple
  • Uneven growth of breasts
  • Soreness in the chest

Treatment of Gynecomastia

Usually, plastic surgery is a gateway to get rid of gynecomastia and should be the last of your resort. At Apollo Spectra, Kanpur, to treat gynecomastia, the patient has to undergo Male Reduction Surgery. The basic idea of the surgery is to restore a flatter and masculine chest. This surgery is further divided according to diagnosis:

Liposuction- this surgery removes the excess fat from the chest.

Incisional Technique- the needle aspiration method where the breast tissue and fat are removed.

Extended Incisional Techniques- where the breast tissue, skin, and fat are removed from the male body.

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There are several risks involved in the surgery and one should be consulted with the doctor before undergoing it. Below mentioned are general risks involved in the surgery:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • An adverse reaction to the anesthesia
  • The possibility of an uneven-looking chest
  • Pain, discoloration, or swelling that may persist
  • Permanent Scarring
  • A need for additional surgery


Non-surgical Methods to Treat Gynecomastia

It's not necessary to undergo surgery for treating gynecomastia. The common cause for this is obesity and malnutrition. To overcome the situation men can indulge in fitness programs and eat healthy food. In some cases below tactics can be followed to reduce or treat gynecomastia:

  • Create a fitness plan
  • Go for a walk or run
  • Avoid steroids or any kind of drugs
  • Have a balanced diet


Diet to Treat Gynecomastia

There is a common myth about gynecomastia. Higher estrogen levels do not cause gynecomastia but instead during the development of gynecomastia the estrogen levels also rise at the same time. However, there are a lot of men who follow low-estrogen diets to deal with the situation which should not be the case.

It is very important to keep a positive attitude while dealing with anything in life. To overcome the condition there are a set of food items to include in the diet:

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Eggs
  • Red and white meat
  • Fish
  • Legumes
  • Tomatoes
  • Brewer’s yeast
  • Coffee
  • Almonds and other nuts
  • Avocado


Some conditions of gynecomastia are not severe and men learn to live with it. Do not try any home remedies to treat this to avoid side effects. There are some proven prevention tips such as avoiding drugs, alcohol, and exercise which can help with this condition.

If the tips do not work, learn more about it and seek help. Remember, plastic surgery should be the last of the options to go for, in case of gynecomastia. It is better to consult a doctor for serious issues.

Is gynecomastia a serious problem?

No, gynecomastia is not a serious problem but it can make men conscious. Men with gynecomastia condition tend to have low self-esteem because of their experience.

Are there any home remedies to treat gynecomastia?

There is no home remedy for getting rid of gynecomastia. It can only be treated through surgery where excess breast tissue and fat are removed.

Will gynecomastia reduce after going to the gym?

Gynecomastia is usually caused due to health conditions. Although indulging in extreme physical pursuits may be a popular approach to treat it, there is no guarantee that the condition will go away.


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