What is gynecomastia?
A male with gynecomastia has an enlarged breast. In most cases, gynecomastia is harmless and occurs in both breasts. The most common cause of gynecomastia is puberty. Other causes for gynecomastia include steroid side effects, hyperthyroidism, liver failure, cirrhosis, low testosterone level, and drug side effects.
What are the symptoms of gynecomastia?
Symptoms of gynecomastia include breast enlargement, mild breast pain, and mild breast tenderness.
How does the doctor treat gynecomastia?
Treatment for gynecomastia depends on the underlying the cause. Gynecomastia at the time of puberty does not require treatment.
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