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  • What is Prepubertal Gynecomastia?

    What is Prepubertal Gynecomastia?
    You likely already know what gynecomastia is—the enlargement of breast tissue in males throughout various stages in their life. That said, when dealing with enlarged breast tissue or this particular condition in children or pubescent boys, there are definitely some questions that need to be answered. Thus, to help you understand what prepubertal gynecomastia is, here is a quick overview of this condition and what it really means to be coping with gynecomastia in childhood.  Gynecomastia in Children  Pre pubertal...

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  • Risperdal and Gynecomastia - What We Know

    Risperdal and Gynecomastia - What We Know
    On October 8, 2019, a Philadelphia jury awarded a man $8 billion in punitive damages. This after he and his lawyers alleged that his childhood use of Risperdal caused Gynecomastia. Risperdal is an antipsychotic medication prescribed for a variety of other purposes. Although gynecomastia often occurs naturally in adolescent males and due to a number of factors in adult men, a recent verdict shows that it may also occur to patients who unwittingly take certain medications without being properly warned...

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  • Ten Style Tips to Help Hide Gynecomastia

    Ten Style Tips to Help Hide Gynecomastia
    Gynecomastia, or man boobs for short, can put a drag on your personal style and your confidence. If you have ever felt insecure about the way your chest looks, you've probably wondered how to hide gynecomastia without anyone knowing. One option is surgery, but that's both expensive and time consuming. A simpler and quicker option is to hide your man boobs with smart clothing choices. Here are 10 style tips that can help you get that flattening effect without gynecomastia...

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  • Surgery for Gynecomastia: What You Should Know

    Surgery for Gynecomastia: What You Should Know
    Gynecomastia is a medical condition of the body that causes the development of man boobs and puffy nipples on a male. Usually, gynecomastia occurs in older adult men because of an imbalance in hormone levels. But it can also occur in male babies and teenagers. While gynecomastia doesn't usually cause any serious health risks, it is often highly embarrassing, especially whenever a man has to be in a situation where his shirt has to be off. Other men and women...

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