Gynecomastia Topic Guide
Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia is an enlrgement of the male breast. Gynecomastia is enlarged glandular tissue, not excess fat. Causes of gynecomastia are thought to be hormonal fluctuations during puberty. Certain conditions are associated with gynecomastia and include cirrhosis, kidney failure, testical disorders, aging, testicular cancer, and more. Treatment of gynecomastia is generally with medication or surgery if necessary.
Testicular Self-Exam A testicular self-examination (TSE) is useful in the detection of cancer of the testicles. Testicular cancer is the most common solid tumor found in males age 20-34 years. Symptoms of testicular cancer include small, painless lump in the testicle, male breast enlargement or tenderness, enlargement of the testicle, pain in the testicle.
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