Gynecomastia (breast formation in men)

A problem that is fairly common in men is breast formation, and although it is common, it is generally experienced as very embarrassing. Gynecomastia (breast formation in men) is sometimes visible in young men, but can also disappear spontaneously.

After puberty, gynecomastia can be persistent and become a serious problem, sports, sauna visits, etc. is often in the way. What many men do not know about gynecomastia (breast formation in men) is that there is something to do about it! The treatment of breast formation in men generally consists of two parts: the subcutaneous removal of the glandular tissue and the removal of excess fat via liposuction. Only the use of liposuction can be sufficient if there is no excess gland tissue present.

Gynecomastia, what is it?

Gynecomastia literally means breast formation in men. Breast formation in men is a phenomenon which is basically not normal. As normal as it is, that in women in puberty breast formation occurs, so different is when gynecomastia occurs in men in puberty. Breast formation is caused by the circulation of certain female hormones. These hormones are also present in the man during puberty. If there is a large amount of these “female” hormones, gynecomastia (breast formation in men) can occur. There are several reasons why more “female” hormones can circulate in a male body. One of the most common reasons is obesity.

Can gynaecomastia also have another cause?

Suddenly developed gynaecomastia (breast formation in men) can sometimes also be caused by a disease, examples are: a liver disease, an abnormality of the thyroid gland or a tumor in the adrenal gland or testicle. If there is a suspicion that one of these diseases is present, you will be immediately referred to your doctor because our treatment would not offer the right solution.

The consultation

In the first consultation, everything related to the treatment of gynecomastia (breast formation in men) will be discussed at length. Among other things, the best treatment method for your personal situation is discussed and attention is paid to the expected end result, possible risks and the necessary aftercare. You can always get honest advice and clear explanations from A Klinieken about the treatment of gynecomastia (breast formation in men) and the period after treatment.

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