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Jinekomasti, erkeklerde meme dokusunun büyümesi olarak adlandırılan bir durumdur. Hormonal dengesizlikler, bazı ilaçlar, obezite veya temel sağlık sorunları nedeniyle ortaya çıkabilir. Jinekomasti duygusal sıkıntı ve özgüven eksikliği yaratabilir. Tedavi seçenekleri arasında kilo kaybı ve egzersiz gibi yaşam tarzı değişiklikleri, hormon tedavisi veya ciddi vakalarda cerrahi müdahale bulunur. Cerrahi işlemler, fazla meme dokusunun çıkarılması veya liposuction tekniklerinin kullanılmasını içerir. Gynecomastia tedavi edilebilir bir durumdur ve bireysel durumlar için en iyi tedavi yöntemini belirlemek için bir sağlık profesyoneli ile görüşmek önemlidir.


What is gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia is a condition characterized by the enlargement of breast tissue in males. It can result in the appearance of “male breasts” and can affect one or both sides of the chest. Gynecomastia can be caused by hormonal imbalances, genetics, certain medications, obesity, or other underlying medical conditions.

How is gynecomastia treated?

The treatment of gynecomastia depends on the underlying cause and severity of the condition. In some cases, lifestyle changes such as weight loss or discontinuing medications that may be causing the condition can be sufficient. However, for persistent or severe cases, surgical intervention may be recommended. Surgical options include liposuction to remove excess fat and glandular tissue, and in some cases, surgical excision may be necessary to address excess skin or glandular tissue.

Who is a suitable candidate for gynecomastia surgery?

Suitable candidates for gynecomastia surgery are individuals who have persistent and bothersome gynecomastia that does not respond to conservative treatments. Candidates should be in good overall health and have realistic expectations about the outcome of the surgery. It is important to have a consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon who can evaluate your specific condition and determine the best course of treatment.

What is the recovery process like after gynecomastia surgery?

The recovery process after gynecomastia surgery can vary depending on the extent of the procedure and individual factors. Patients may experience some swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the treated area. A compression garment may be recommended to provide support and help reduce swelling. Most individuals can return to work and light activities within a week or two, but it may take several weeks to fully recover. Strenuous exercise and activities that put pressure on the chest should be avoided for a few weeks.

Are there any risks or potential complications associated with gynecomastia surgery?

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks and potential complications associated with gynecomastia surgery. These can include infection, bleeding, adverse reactions to anesthesia, asymmetry, contour irregularities, changes in nipple sensation, scarring, and dissatisfaction with the results. It’s important to choose a board-certified plastic surgeon experienced in treating gynecomastia and discuss potential risks and complications with them. Following their pre- and post-operative instructions carefully can help minimize risks and achieve optimal results.

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