More than 50% of Indian Men have Gynecomastia!

More than 50% of Indian Men have Gynecomastia!

Gynecomastia is a physical abnormality in men where their chest become enlarged with droopy female-like breasts. The abnormality is commonly associated with hormonal imbalances and it affects both boys and men.

On the other side, males have fat in their breast region, so at times, it is this fat that increases along with the skin. This can easily be eliminated, but Gynecomastia involves the enlargement of the glandular tissue, fat and the skin in the breasts.

Estrogen is a female hormone that happens to increase than the necessary male hormone (testosterone).

How Gynecomastia is graded

Clinical examinations describes gynecomastia in categories or grades as below;

1st Stage

Minor or small enlargement

This occurs with minor skin and the chest is generally not that large

2nd Stage

Moderate enlargement

Here, the glandular tissue is big, but with slight excess skin in the chest region.

3rd stage

Visible enlargement

The glandular tissue normally enlarges together with excess fat and skin at this stage

4th Stage

There is oversized enlargement of the glandular tissue, fat, and skin in the chest.

Your doctor may recommend a biopsy to test for breast cancer or in case one has ever suffered from cancer before treating Gynecomastia in India.

Surgery is known to be the permanent solution to gynecomastia, where the glandular tissue, fat and the skin are all eliminated at once. The incisions are made in the chest region while considering the aesthetic results or in other wards to reduce the visibility of the scars.

Liposuction may be done to take out the fat and the excess skin will also be eliminated during the surgery. Following the surgeon’s instructions will guide you through post operative recovery.

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