Diagnosis of Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia that occurs naturally, Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery – Plastic Surgeon Los Angeles  can heal over time without treatment. However, if gynecomastia is caused by a disease, such as hypogonadism, malnutrition, or cirrhosis, then the condition of the disease should be treated medically. You can visit Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery – Plastic Surgeon Beverly Hills.

 

Patients will be asked about a history of travel symptoms, history of previous illness, and drugs being consumed. After that, the patient will undergo a physical examination, especially on the breast. The doctor will perform a blood test and a mammogram to look for possible causes. If necessary, the doctor will ask the patient to perform a scan with mammae ultrasound (breast), CT scan, or MRI. If necessary, doctors also recommend a biopsy, which takes tissue samples for examination under a microscope. A biopsy is performed if the patient is suspected of experiencing:

– Breast cancer. This disease is very rarely experienced by men, but it could happen. Enlargement of one of the breasts or the presence of a hard lump can be a sign of breast cancer in men.

– Inflammation of the breast. Conditions of infection and inflammation of the breast tissue called mastitis.

– Pseudogynecomastia. This condition is similar to gynecomastia, but more due to fat deposits in the breast.