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Gynaecomastia, hormonal changes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Well, I'm worried whether I have gynecomastia. I'm a male and my nipples are enlarged and pointing outwards. It seems to keep on growing. Moreover, there's no pain and it is not tender. I think it's been there for 3-4 years. I'm 15. My weight is 74 kgs whereas my height is 5'7.
User :   Hello?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   My problem:Well, I'm worried whether I have gynecomastia. I'm a male and my nipples are enlarged and pointing outwards. It seems to keep on growing. Moreover, there's no pain and it is not tender. I think it's been there for 3-4 years. I'm 15. My weight is 74 kgs whereas my height is 5'7.
Doctor :  
Gynaecomastia is secondary to hormonal disturbances.
User :   So will it go?
User :   without treatment
Doctor :  
The best way of knowing if you have gynaecomastia is by getting those hormones checked.
User :   These symptons r not enough?
User :   to verify?
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :  
Then I shall suggest you these measures
User :   sure
Doctor :  
1. You need to perform few excercises
User :   i excersise regularly since a year
Doctor :  
Excercises that are available to strengthen the chest muscles.
User :   i've developed ecelent arm and leg muscles but no improvement on nipples
User :   exscercises such as?
User :   doc?
Doctor :   Gynaecomastia mainly refers to the growth of breast tissue
Doctor :  
than the growth of nipples.
Doctor :  
It occurs to due to the acccumulation of fat and some amount of development of
Doctor :  
the alveolar cells.
Doctor :  
This is referred as gynaecomastia.
Doctor :  
May I know if you have these symptoms?
Doctor :  
Are you there?
Doctor :  
Are you there?
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