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Archives: May 2011

Causes of Gynecomastia: Lavender and Tea Tree Oil?

tea tree oil and gynecomastia

The story has been kicking around the Internet so long it has the feel of an urban legend: lavender and tea tree oil can cause gynecomastia. Our New York patients and people online ask from time to time – is it true? The answer to this question from our perspective is, “It’s not yet clear.” … »

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery: To Revise or not to Revise?

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After having surgery with another doctor, some men seek our input about revision for male breast reduction. In our New York practice, it’s not unusual for two or three patients a month to ask about a surgical do-over. In some cases, the message we communicate is “no revision is the best revision.” Why is this? … »

Monday, May 23, 2011

Gynecomastia and Alcohol: What’s the Connection?

alcohol can cause gynecomastia

What causes male breast enlargement? This is the question we field most often on,on other websites and here in our consultation room in New York. Gynecomastia, the medical term for enlarged male breasts, is often genetic in origin. But other factors can influence the development of unwanted “man boobs,” or “moobs.” One of those … »

Sunday, May 15, 2011

After Gynecomastia Surgery: Managing Swelling

After Gynecomastia Surgery: Managing Swelling

We often answer questions on discussion boards and forums about gynecomastia, and very frequently on We’ve found that one aspect of the recovery process that concerns many patients is swelling after male breast reduction. New York residents and men across the country alike ask about this. Swelling is the body’s natural response to injury … »

Saturday, May 7, 2011
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