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  • Pseudogynecomastia or Gynecomastia?

    Pseudogynecomastia or Gynecomastia?
    By definition, something that is "pseudo" is fake, unreal or deceptive in its appearance, but there is nothing false or spurious about pseudogynecomastia. Like gynecomastia, this form of male breast enlargement is a tangible issue with concrete, physical symptoms. Its ability to negatively impact a man's body image and self-esteem is also equally real. What defines these two medical conditions? What treatments can doctors offer to men struggling with them? If you are one of the many men confronted with...

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  • What Causes Gynecomastia?

    What Causes Gynecomastia?
    Gynecomastia is a condition that causes a great deal of emotional stress for men because of the impact that it has on their physical appearance. Some men develop enlarged male breast tissue and puffy nipples. Hence it's nickname, man boobs or moobs. The puffy nipple appearance can often be the most alarming. Gynecomastia can be seen through form-fitting clothing or during times when a man may want to take his shirt off, such as when he is at the gym...

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