Gynecomastia is a disorder that affects females and is defined as the swelling of a breast due to hormonal imbalance. This disorder affect newborn child, and the person in puberty, and older people. It does not create serious health issues, but is emotionally and socially stressful. The person suffering with this condition feel intense pain and condition may subside on its own. However, in some cases one might require some medicines or a small corrective for Gynecomastia Surgery. This disease is a result of unbalanced hormones in the body with a higher level of estrogens (female hormones) than androgens (male hormones).
People with the disorder have a tender and firm rubbery mass under the nipple and fluid discharge may occur. Breast enlargement happens in one or both breasts and affect them unevenly. The visible symptoms are breast tenderness and swollen breast gland tissue.
It is a condition activated by an imbalance of male hormones- testosterone and estrogen. It occurs with the decrease of testosterone than estrogen hormone. The major reasons that cause the imbalance are natural hormone changes, medicines like digoxin or Lanoxin, cimetidine, gastric motility medications, and more.
It does not have medical severity, and the factors that make it difficult to deal or untreatable are social/peer pressure, embarrassment, psychological, emotional problems and changes in appearance.
How is it diagnosed?
The doctor observes family and medical history, details of medicines, and other symptoms. The doctor performs a physical examination of the breast tissues. Mammography, blood tests, CT (Computed Tomography) scan, MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Testicular ultrasounds are done.
How is it treated?
Most gynecomastia disorders get degenerate with time and don’t require any treatment. If it gets severe then it requires the help of Gynecomastia surgeon. He will click some images and will evaluate your breasts and will tell how much breast tissue is required to be removed to achieve the proportional size of your breasts.
The whole surgery will last in between two to five hours at a Gynecomastia clinic. Your surgery will be performed under general anesthetic that means you will be sleeping while the surgeon will make a cut around the nipple and downward on your breast in the form of a keyhole. The extra skin, fat, and tissue from the breasts will be detached and then the reposition of the nipple is done. Gynecomastia surgery cost in Delhi is minimal and is within your reach.
Moreover, the patient can leave the hospital or clinic after the effects of anesthesia get over. But sometimes you are required to stay in the clinic for observation if the surgery has lasted for a longer period of time. It is required for your safety and physical well- being and then you can go home with your relative, family member or friend.
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