Sec 33-C, Landmark Hospital, Chandigarh, India
Dr. VD Singh
(Chief Consultant)

What is Gynecomastia?

  • Gyne = Female Like
  • Mastia = Breast

Gynecomastia is the term used for abnormal enlarged male breast. It is a common condition and affects more than 30 males.

Causes of Male Breast Enlargement or Gynecomastia

  • Hormonal disturbance during early puberty.
  • Some drugs and medicines.
  • Obesity Increase in fat leads to Pseudo Gynecomastia.
  • Rarely disease or tumours of testes, liver, kidney.
  • Familial: known to run in families.

Post Surgery (Pre & Post Results)

You are ambulatory or mobile on the day of surgery. Follow ups & dressings are done 3rd and 7th day. Long distance travel can be undertaken after 7 days. Heavy physical activities such as swimming or gyming are restricted for about 3 to 6 weeks, thereafter you can lead a normal active life.