What Do You Need to Know about Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is an enlargement of the male breast; 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, testicular disorders, aging, and testicular cancer. Treatment of gynecomastia is generally with medication or surgery if necessary.