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Recommended For Male Breast Reduction with Breast Glands Excision

Men who have gynecomastia symptoms which are the swelling of breast tissue, enlargement of either one or both breasts and breast or nipple pain or tenderness when touched are candidates for male breast reduction with breast glands excision

 

Not Recommended For Male Breast Reduction with Breast Glands Excision

If you are suffering from the gynecomastia and if your breast development is totally completed, you may be a candidate for the male breast reduction with breast glands excision procedure. Your doctor will evaluate your condition, provide some tests and decide whether you are eligible for this procedure or not. 

Overview

Gynecomastia is a common condition in boys and men with swelling and abnormal growth of the breasts. Normally, all men and women have mammary glands, but they are unnoticed in men because they tend to be small and undeveloped. The condition that these breast glands are bigger than normal in men, usually due to hormonal changes or medication side effects, causes gynecomastia.

Gynecomastia can be treated when breast development is complete. Treatment options include liposuction, laser assisted liposuction and surgical excision of the glandular tissue or breast glands excision. Male breast reduction with breast glands excision is a surgical procedure to correct overdeveloped or enlarged breasts in men. The type of gynecomastia treatment chosen depends on the grade of the condition.

Preparation

Smokers are at risk of complications. Those who think seriously undergoing male breast reduction with breast glands excision procedure should try to quit smoking. If gynecomastia is caused by prescription drugs such as steroids or by weight gain, patients should remain completely free of these substances and maintain a stable weight while preparing the surgery. 

How It Is Performed

Male breast reduction with breast glands excision technique is recommended where glandular breast tissue or excess skin should be removed to correct gynecomastia. Excision is also necessary when the nipple is shaped to be a more natural male breast contour. Incision patterns vary depending on specific conditions and surgical preferences. Anesthesia options of male breast reduction with breast glands excision include intravenous sedation and general anesthesia. 

Recovery

During the male breast reduction with breast glands excision surgery recovery period, surgeons apply dressings or bandages to the incisions and an elastic bandage or support garment may be used to minimize swelling. Also, a small, thin tube may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain any excess blood or fluid that may collect.

 

Risks

Some of the possible risks and complications of male breast reduction with breast glands excision surgery include:

  • Risks of anesthesia
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Blood clots
  • Changes in breast and nipple sensation
  • Asymmetry (unevenness) of the breasts

Side Effects

Although rare, some of the possible side effects of male breast reduction with breast glands excision surgery include:

  • Severe pain
  • Scarring
  • Soreness and swelling
  • Inflamed, itchy scars

Success Rates

Generally, men are highly satisfied with the outcomes of male breast reduction with breast glands excision with the rate around 92.6% according to the patients’ reviews.

 

Before And After

Gynecomastia is an enlargement of the male breast glandular tissue more than normal and is the most common breast disease in men. At least 30% of men are affected by gynecomastia throughout their lives. Early diagnosis is important because it causes anxiety, psychosocial disturbance and fear of breast cancer, and patients often seek medical attention. Male breast reduction with breast glands excision is one of the effective treatments to get rid of gynecomastia and results in high patients satisfaction.

Faq

What is Male Breast Reduction with Breast Glands Excision?

Although gynecomastia does not cause any significant health problems, it may cause loss of self-confidence and psychological effects. In situations where the fat contributes to the appearance of gynecomastia, liposuction and male breast reduction with breast glands excision procedures can be combined. 

Is Male Breast Reduction with Breast Glands Excision Painful?

The surgery of male breast reduction with breast glands excision is performed under anesthesia, therefore the patients cannot feel any discomfort during the procedure. If any pain occurs after the surgery, patients can relieve this pain with the help of prescribed painkillers.

How to Get Rid of Gynecomastia?

In cases where breast enlargement is caused by excessive fat tissue, liposuction may be the first choice. If there is more glandular tissue and excess skin than normal, male breast reduction with breast glands excision can be performed for best results. 

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in July, 2019.