Male Gynecomastia Surgery / Gynecomastia Surgery in Delhi

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Gynecomastia Enlarged Breasts in Men (Male Breast)

Gynecomastia is enlargement of the glandular tissue of the male breast. It results from an imbalance within the body’s hormonal system, with a relative more estrogen which is a female hormone in comparison to androgen a male hormone. Other factors which might be risk factors for gynecomastia include obesity, use of anabolic steroids to boost athletic performance, consumption of excessive junk food, thyroid disease. The condition may occur during infancy and puberty in normally developing boys.

Gynecomastia itself has few physical complications, but it can cause psychological and emotional trauma because of its appearance.

Gynecomastia can affect one or both breasts, and may sometimes be uneven. Gynecomastia may settle on its own in some cases but if it persists then surgical correction is the mainstay for its improvement. The procedure includes surgical removal of excess glandular tissue together with liposuction of accumulated fat. It can be done as a day care procedure and performed either under local anesthesia or general anesthesia depending on severity and patient compliance. The surgery helps in regaining the flat appearance of the chest area.

Symptoms of Gynecomastia

  • Skin excess with hanging appearance of the chest region
  • Puffiness of Nipple areola complex
  • Breast tenderness
  • Swelling of chest area

Candidates for surgical consideration

  • Must be above 18 years old
  • Males who feel shy due to the swollen and prominent chest appearance.
  • Have unsatisfactory results after diet and exercise regime.
  • Must be in a healthy state.
  • Self-conscious and disturbed daily routine because of their chest appearance

For better results it is recommended to stop smoking for some weeks before and after the surgery.

Benefits of Gynecomastia Surgery

  • Improved self-esteem and regaining inner confidence
  • Help in achieving a more defined physique.
  • Flatter chest appearance.
  • Can opt to wear well fitted clothes without feeling self-conscious.
  • Provides relief from social embarrassment.

Duration

  • Short duration, usually no admission required.

Post-operative care

After the surgery, the chest area will have little swelling and may be bruised but this is temporary. Immediate wearing of compression garment post-surgery helps to improve swelling and provide support to the treated area. The compression garments must be worn for a minimum of 6 weeks for proper body contouring. Heavy exercises are prohibited for the initial few weeks after the surgery.

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