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Gynecomastia, an enlargement of the gland tissue in the male breast is the caused by an imbalance of hormones. Certain medical conditions may also lead to gynecomastia such as cirrhosis, malnutrition, disorders of the male sex organs, kidney failure, thyroid disorders, and medications. Gynecomastia is generally treated with medication, and if necessary, surgery.

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      • What is the treatment for thyroid disorders?
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Terms related to Gynecomastia:

  • Enlarged Male Breasts
  • Male Breasts
  • MOOBS
  • Persistent Pubertal Gynecomastia
  • Pseudogynecomastia
  • Pubertal Gynecomastia