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Old 07-27-2003, 08:13 AM   #1
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hey guys,

i went online today and looked up gynecomastia, just to see what this is all about. i saw this webpage that showed some very good pics. i was wondering since i can be inferred that the people inflicted with this condition are somewhat a little to alot overweight, what differentiates true gynecomastia from breasts developed from just being overweight? is gynecomastia suppose to be like true female breasts: fatty tissue and some muscular mass, or large clumps of overdeveloped tissue? i was just wondering, because, from what i saw, i could be inflicted with this syndrome. i admit im not the skinniest and the most able bodied individual around, but my chest is feels more like muscle than fat. i meant is i can feel hard pec muscles underneath, and the only fatty tissue i can feel is around the nipples.

any help is appreciated.

thnks,

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Old 07-27-2003, 02:47 PM   #2
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Many guys with large breasts gain weight or fat as a method of hiding them. The fat cells also tend to help in the female hormone generation which increases the size of the breast.

All males with large breasts are not overweight, many are fat.

Most gynecomastia starts in puberty & continues for years, then a pause, then starts again. it usually a male/female hormone imbalance. Once you have them the only way to get rid of them is $5K-$7K surgery. Sometimes they come back after surgery.

My condition is by some fat cells & glands. They are sexually sensitive. I hvae a few extra female chromosomes in my upper body with almost no upper body hair. It is called Klienfelters Mosaic.

I have no plans for surgery.

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