Re: Lupron and male breast swelling
I know 2 guys who had the radiation pre-treatment for this common occurrence. However, tamoxifen may work even better than radiation. In fact, some researchers found it worked much better:
Of course prevention would have been better, but there's still a chance to treat it. In the following study, they found that 20 mg daily tamoxifen worked well:
The downsides to tamoxifen are mainly the increased risk of thromboembolytic events, and the unknown long-term interaction with Lupron.
The other options include corticosteroids to break down the excess tissue or surgical removal. You might want to discuss these alternatives with a sympathetic doctor.