What are the symptoms of gynaecomastia?

Gynaecomastia may occur unilaterally or bilaterally presenting the sufferer with swollen breast tissue. and often tenderness is sometimes a feature, especially in the teenager There may be an increase in the diameter of the areola or asymmetry of breast tissue. If swelling appears suddenly in adult life, one should suspect breast cancer or malfunction of the testicles.

Signs and Symptoms of Gynaecomastia

The primary symptom of gynaecomastia is simply enlargement of the male breasts. Gynaecomastia is the enlargement of glandular tissue rather than fatty tissue. It is typically symmetrical in location with regard to the nipple and may have a rubbery or firm feel. Gynaecomastia usually occurs on both sides, but is often unilateral. The enlargement may be greater on one side even if both sides are involved. Tenderness and sensitivity may be present, although there is typically no severe pain.

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