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About Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a health condition in which the breasts of males puff up. This condition is primarily caused due to hormonal imbalance. Gynecomastia also known as man boobs not only create social uneasiness for males but also put one in a state of mental discomfort. There are different options one can choose to treat Gynecomastia but the most effective one is surgery.

Though gynecomastia is not a life-threatening disease, it can be discomfort and may cause social anxiety and stress. It can even lead to depression sometimes. To make sure that gynecomastia doesn't cause such problems, it is important that you seek proper treatment for the condition. You can get in touch with Pristyn Care and undergo gynecomastia surgery in Ahmedabad to get rid of enlarged breasts permanently.

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Gynecomastia in different languages
  • Gynecomastia in Hindi: ज्ञ्नेकोमास्टिया / पुंस्तनबृद्धि
  • Gynecomastia in Marathi: मॅनब्यूबची
  • Gynecomastia in Telugu: గైనెకోమాస్టియా
  • Gynecomastia in Tamil: மகளிர் நோய்
  • Gynecomastia in Malayalam: গাইনোকোমাস্টিয়া
Gynecomastia Surgery Techniques
  • Liposuction
  • Gland Excision
  • Combination of Liposuction & Gland Excision
Gynecomastia Stages
  • Grade 1 - Minor enlargement of breast with no excess skin
  • Grade 2 - Moderate enlargement with no excess skin
  • Grade 3 - Moderate enlargement with excess skin
  • Grade 4 - Marked enlargement with excess skin
Exercises to manage chest fat
  • Walking & running
  • Rowing machines
  • Swimming
  • Bench press
  • Push ups
  • Bent forward cable crossover
Gynecomastia ICD 10
  • N62- Hypertrophy of breast (gynecomastia)
  • Q98.0 Q98.4- Klinefelter's Syndrome
  • Z79.51 Z79.52- Long term (current) use of steroids
  • Z79.818- Long term (current) use of other agents
  • affecting estrogen
  • 0HBV0ZZ- Excision of bilateral breast
  • open technique (gynecomastia surgery)

Gynecomastia Treatment - Diagnosis and Procedure


To diagnose your problem of breast enlargement, the doctor asks your family’s medical history. The doctor will also physically examine your breasts and might also check your genitals for any underlying cause. A man is said to suffer from gynecomastia when the tissues of his breasts grow more than 0.5 cm in diameter.

Additionally, your doctor can also ask for tests like MRI scans, CT scans, X-rays, and blood tests.


The best and the most effective treatment to correct gynecomastia is – liposuction followed by gland excision surgery. In this process, the surgeon will make tiny incisions around the areola. Using a metal cannula, he will drain out the excess amount of fat. After the liposuction is over, the next step is the gland excision surgery. In this procedure, the surgeon extracts the underlying glandular tissue around the breasts through the incision in the nipples. Later, the surgeon closes the incision with dissolvable sutures or stitches. The whole procedure is carried out under the influence of anesthesia which means you won’t be able to feel any pain.

In Our Doctor's Word

What-Dr. Abhishek Vijay Kumar-Say-About-Gynecomastia-Treatment

Dr. Abhishek Vijay Kumar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch. - Plastic Surgery

13 Years Experience

"Throughout my years of practice, I have seen that many people who have gynecomastia often try home remedies, exercise, and diet believing that the puffiness in the chest is due to fat deposits. However, they have less clarity about the condition itself. Gynecomastia occurs as a result of hormonal imbalance that can be induced by a variety of factors. It not only has physical side effects but also has a psychological impact on males. To address these concerns, surgery is the best option. The surgical treatments, including liposuction and gland excision (combinedly called male breast reduction surgery), are effective in resolving the condition."

Why Pristyn Care?

Delivering Seamless Surgical Experience in India


Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.


Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Care Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.


Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.


Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to prepare for the gynecomastia surgery?

In Ahmedabad, our team of experienced doctors recommend the following preparatory steps to take before the surgery-

  • Complete all the lab tests and diagnostic tests prescribed by your doctor
  • Quit smoking at least 1 week before the surgery, if possible totally
  • Stop taking blood-thinning medicines such as aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, and herbal supplements as directed by the doctor
  • Take the medications as prescribed by the doctor
  • Purchase the compression garment prior to the surgery

Can the male breasts enlarge again after surgery?

Yes. Patients in Ahmedabad are explained by our doctors that 90% of the time people don’t experience any signs of gynecomastia after surgery. But needs to be kept in mind that if a patient goes back to their older lifestyle in which they practiced unhealthy habits such as smoking marijuana, or not exercising at all, or not consuming a proper diet have a higher chance of developing gynecomastia again.

Where can I find the best gynecomastia doctor in Ahmedabad?

You can find the best gynecomastia doctor in Ahmedabad at Pristyn Care. We have some of the best plastic surgeons who specialize in treating gynecomastia in a minimally invasive manner.

What is pseudogynecomastia?

Pseudogynecomastia is a condition in which the male breast area accumulates excess adipose (fat) tissue behind, around and under the nipples. The common signs of pseudogynecomastia include – bilateral breast-like appearance in the chest and fatty tissues beneath the chest. Some events of pseudogynecomastia may go away on its own but in other cases, it may require surgical intervention to directly remove the excess glandular tissue.

Which is the best way to get rid of enlarged breasts?

The best way to get rid of enlarged breasts is to undergo gynecomastia surgery. The surgical treat is also known as male breast reduction surgery. It is generally done through a combination of liposuction and gland excision techniques to provide better results.

What is the cost of gynecomastia surgery in Ahmedabad?

The cost of gynecomastia surgery or male breast reduction surgery in Ahmedabad can range anywhere between INR 35,000 to INR 60,000 approximately. It is an estimated cost that may vary from one patient to another based on a variety of factors, such as the severity of the condition, surgeon’s fee, the technique used for the treatment, hospitalization charges, etc.

Is gynecomastia surgery cost in Ahmedabad covered under insurance?

The insurance coverage for the treatment depends upon the severity of the condition. If gynecomastia is causing physical discomfort and other problems in your regular life, its treatment will be covered under insurance. However, if gynecomastia is in the early stage and you wish to undergo surgery for cosmetic purposes, the expenses may not be covered under insurance.

Are there any medicines for gynecomastia treatment?

To date, no drugs have been approved by the FDA for gynecomastia treatment. However, your doctor may recommend certain hormonal medication such as the ones for testosterone replacement.

How to identify gynecomastia?

When a man suffers from gynecomastia, a hard lump can be felt near/ around his areola or nipple area. The lump will feel unusual in touch. In some cases, the lump may feel painful too. This is the easiest way to identify gynecomastia.

Can gynecomastia go away with exercise?

No, the condition of gynecomastia does not usually go away with exercise. Exercise can help a man get rid of excess fat in the chest. But the condition of gynecomastia is different and hence exercises do not prove to be effective.

Is there noticeable scarring after gynecomastia surgery?

There would be minimal scarring after gynecomastia surgery which is likely to fade within a time frame of 3-6 months. The incision/ excision is usually done near the areola which is why the incisions are not always clearly visible.

What are the chances of gynecomastia recurrence after surgical treatment?

There are negligible chances of gynecomastia recurrence after surgery as the glandular tissues are completely removed. Hence, there are negligible chances that the breast tissues will grow again. However, there is still a possibility that chest fat may accumulate that will give you the appearance of man boobs.

Which is the best gynecomastia clinic in Ahmedabad?

Pristyn Care is considered to be one of the best and reliable gynecomastia clinics in Ahmedabad. All the Pristyn Care clinics are equipped with advanced medical infrastructure that is necessary for safe and effective gynecomastia surgery.

Is gynecomastia lump painful?

Gynecomastia lumps may feel tender or sore to touch. In some cases, the lump may be painful, in others it may not cause any pain. The painful signs can be indicative of breast cancer, which does turn out to be true in a small number of men.

Can I consult the Pristyn Care's gynecomastia specialists online?

Yes. You can consult with Pristyn Care’s gynecomastia doctors over a virtual call by choosing the online consultation mode. This service allows our patients to discuss their doubts and concerns with the doctors without visiting the clinic.

Is gynecomastia compression garment effective?

Compression garments are most important for the initial 2 weeks after gynecomastia surgery. Not wearing a gynecomastia compression garment can make the skin loose and delay the healing process. As such, most of the doctors ask their patients to mandatorily wear compression garments round the clock immediately after gynecomastia surgery.

Get Most Advanced Gynecomastia Treatment In Ahmedabad

At Pristyn Care, you can be assured that you will be treated with only the most advanced technology. For proper consultation, our doctors only utilize the most sophisticated equipment available at our state-of-the-art clinics. We are offering the most effective gynecomastia treatment at an affordable cost in Ahmedabad. Our tailored patient experience ensures that you are not troubled with the problem again.

Highly Experienced Gynecomastia Doctors In Ahmedabad

In Ahmedabad, we have a dedicated team of well-trained surgeons that can cure the problem permanently. In addition to possessing all the necessary skills and medical qualifications required to perform the surgeons, they are also compassionate and kind while discussing the problem with the patient. With years of experience to back their skills, their aesthetic sense has also become strong. Their sharp eye attention to detail ensures that the fat pockets and excess tissue are removed with precision and accuracy. Also, gynecomastia is a sensitive problem to discuss. Therefore, our doctors take utmost care and maintain 100% privacy throughout the consultation and treatment with every patient.

How Pristyn Care Is Associated With Best Hospitals In Ahmedabad?

We promise to make sure that the whole surgical experience for every gynecomastia patient is short and comfortable, several top hospitals in Ahmedabad come into our aid. The partnership with some of the popular super-specialty hospitals in Ahmedabad helps us serve our patients better. These hospitals are backed by a team of specialists, nurses, technicians, consultants, etc. Furthermore, gynecomastia surgery is performed at these hospitals in their fully equipped operating theatres which ensures that the procedure is completed without any complications.

Why Gynecomastia Surgery Is A Better Option?

Sure, you can try other treatment options such as medicines (Clomiphene, Tamoxifen), herbs, Ayurvedic medicines, strict diets, etc. to reduce the enlarged male breasts. The following features of the surgical procedure may interest you in considering this a viable option.

  • The incisions of 1-2 cm made during the procedure are so minute that it does not cause any visible scarring even after the surgery.
  • Performed on an outpatient basis which means you are free to go back home after being under observation.
  • You can resume work within 24 hours of the procedure.
  • The smoothness and uniformity of the skin don’t change with the procedure. In other words, the original texture of the skin is retained.
  • The results of gynecomastia surgery become immediately noticeable but not clearly visible due to swelling. You notice the final results within 6 weeks after the surgery, by then the swelling is likely to subside.
  • Considered a pain-free procedure as it is performed under the influence of anesthesia which numbs the area for a while.

Benefits of Choosing Male Breast Reduction Surgery

This is a very common question that people come across when they consider this treatment option. The surgery is popular for the following advantages it offers.

  • The body shape becomes more masculine and enhanced.
  • The surgery guarantees permanent results which means you don’t have to think about the problem again.
  • The confidence of a gynecomastia patient boosts up once the swelling subsides.
  • The surgery is much more cost-effective as compared to other options as it is only a one-time investment.

Why Choose Gynecomastia Surgery from Pristyn Care?

Keeping the patients’ needs and requirements in the middle, we plan the entire surgical experience. Therefore, the whole experience becomes much more customized, and the chances of success increase manifold. Here are some of the added benefits provided by us to make sure that the whole surgical experience is comfortable.

  • Free transportation services provided to every patient undergoing the surgery.
  • Free follow-up consultation post-surgery to guarantee proper recovery.
  • Assistance at every stage of hospitalization by the medical coordinator.
  • Help from our medical coordinators for completing all the diagnostic tests.
  • Most advanced technology is used to perform the surgery.
  • Maintenance of patient safety at every clinic and partner-hospital in Ahmedabad.
  • Only cashless payment methods to guarantee 100% transparency.

What Is The Cost of Gynecomastia Surgery in Ahmedabad?

The cost of most cosmetic procedures such as male breast reduction surgery cannot be predefined. It varies from one case to another. The specialist or the hospital administration can only quote an estimated amount that will cost the entire procedure. They also help with the various financing options accepted and the benefits provided within the quoted amount. Generally, they offer treatment packages that can prove to be cost-effective for patients. The packages cover the following-

  • The volume of fat or the extent of tissue removed from the entire body
  • Type of technology used to perform the procedure
  • Anesthesia fees
  • Charges of hospitalization
  • Medicines and surgical equipment used during the procedure
  • Any additional procedure such as tummy tuck, arm lift, etc. the individual decides to undergo

Male breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic procedure. As it is identified as a body-enhancing procedure, most of the health insurance companies do not provide coverage for the surgery in India. A majority of medical insurance companies do not offer even partial coverage for gynecomastia surgery. Therefore, people considering to finance the whole procedure with insurance may have to consider some other option. Do not lose any hope as you can avail the zero-cost EMI option from Pristyn Care to finance the gynecomastia surgery.

Nearest Clinic for Gynecomastia Surgery In Ahmedabad

In Ahmedabad, residents of major localities such as Adraj, Ahmedabad Airport, Ahmedabad Cantonment, Ambli, Anand Nagar, Aslali, Bagodara, Bahlolpur, Bapunagar, Behrampura, Bhatta, Bholad, Bopal, Bavla, Bhadra, Chanakyapuri, Chaloda, Chandkheda, Changodar, Chekhla, CTM, D Colony, Delhi Chakla, Dariapur, Daxini Society, Detroj, Dhandhuka, Dholka, Dudheshwar, Ellis Bridge, Fedara, Gandhi Ashram, Geratpur, Ghatlodiya, Ghodasar, Gift City, Girdhar Nagar, Gokuldham, Gomtipur, Gurukul, Hathijan, Hajipur, Hansol, Isanpur, Jagatpur, Jalila, Janta Nagar, Jawahar Chowk, Jetalpur, Juhapura, Juna Wadaj, Kadi, Kali, Kalupur, Kankaria, Kathwada, Keshav Nagar, Khadia, Khanpur, Kheda, Khodiar Nagar, Koba, Khora Colony, Kudasan, Kuha, Laxmanoura, Lal Darwaza, Pethapur, Revdi Bazar, Rampura, Sabarmati, Sanathal, Sarfabad, Sarkhej, Satellite, Sector 101, Sector 102, Sector 104, Sector 105, Sector 109, Sector 115, Sector 118, Talod, Tavdipura, Teen Darwaja, Unali, Usmanpura, Vasna, Vastral, Vatva GIDC, Vincchiya, Vinzol, Virochan Nagar, etc. can book an appointment for consultation of gynecomastia at the nearest Pristyn Care clinic.

Nearest Cities For Best Gynecomastia Surgery Clinic in Ahmedabad

Pristyn Care, Ahmedabad caters to gynecomastia patients hailing from nearby cities too. People from other nearby places such as Naroda, Sarkhej, Adalaj, Kalol, Dahegam, Sanand, Mahemdavad, Kheda, Gandhinagar, Dholka, Mahudha, Mansa, Kadi, Nadiad, Sojitra, Amadavad, Watuwa, Batwa, Wanch, Vehelal, Jetalpur, Satej, Uwarsad, Kanij, Sanand, Badarpur, Ghorasar, etc. can also book an appointment with one of the gynecomastia surgeons of Pristyn Care in Ahmedabad.

How To Book an Appointment with the Best Treatment Center in Ahmedabad?

People suffering from gynecomastia in Ahmedabad can book an appointment at the nearest Pristyn Care. You can reach out to us in the following ways-

  • Click on the ‘Book Appointment’ option you can locate on the top right corner of this page.
  • Give us a call at the above number and speak with any one of our medical coordinators.
  • Fill the details of the patient on the contact form you can find on the top and bottom of this page.
  • For online consultation, click on the ‘Online Consultation’ option found under the For Patients menu.
  • Download the Pristyn Care app from Play Store and App Store and install in your smartphones. Here is a workflow of using the app for booking a consultation.

How To Book An Appointment On The Pristyn Care Patient App?

Visit the Patient App>>Click on the “Consult With A Doctor >>Select the disease you want to consult for >>Select the doctor from the doctor list of your choice>>Click on “Get Consultation Now”>>Select the Mode of Consultation, Date and Time>>Click on “Proceed to Payment”>>Confirm the Patient details>>Appointment is Booked>>Details available on the homescreen>>On the scheduled time, the card turns green>>Click on the “Connect with Doctor”>>Start the session

In case you are from Behrampura, Bhatta, Bholad, Bopal, Bavla, Bhadra, Chanakyapuri, Chaloda, Chandkheda, Changodar, Chekhla, CTM, D Colony, Delhi Chakla, Dariapur, Daxini Society, Detroj, Dhandhuka, Dholka, Dudheshwar, Ellis Bridge, Fedara, Gandhi Ashram, Geratpur, Ghatlodiya, Ghodasar, Gift City, Girdhar Nagar, Gokuldham, Gomtipur, Gurukul, Hathijan, Hajipur, Hansol, Isanpur, Jagatpur, Jalila, Janta Nagar, etc. or other places in Ahmedabad, give us a call without any further delay.

What are the different grades of gynecomastia?

The treatment method for gynecomastia is chosen based on its grade or severity. The enlargement of breasts is divided into four grades:

  • Grade 1- The first grade has only a minor level of enlargement in the breasts. The tissues grow in a localized area around the areola and the chest appears slightly swollen.
  • Grade 2- At this grade, the glandular tissues expand to the chest width. The pectoral muscles get covered with the breast tissues but the edges won’t be as prominent as actual breasts.
  • Grade 3- This is the advanced stage of gynecomastia when the breast development is clearly visible, even through clothes. The excess skin continues to grow and become prominent. The breast tissues will also be more firm at this stage.
  • Grade 4- It is the last stage of gynecomastia development where the breast tissues have grown to a complete extent and start exhibiting painful symptoms, like back pain, posture issues, etc.

Men often make the condition worse by trying to hide the enlarged breasts by slouching that further aggravates the back pain. If left untreated for a long time, the condition will get worse and the patient may suffer from the spinal deformity.

If you see a doctor while male breasts are still developing, the condition can be controlled and managed by addressing the primary cause of hormonal imbalance. The doctor may further recommend that you take alternative medications or suggest hormone replacement therapy to stop the tissue growth.

What is the difference between gynecomastia and chest fat?

Most men get confused between fat deposits in the chest (pseudogynecomastia) area and the condition of gynecomastia. The signs and symptoms of both the conditions are very similar which is why most men confuse one with the other. However, there are also factors that differentiate gynecomastia from chest fat deposits.

Gynecomastia is the condition in which there is an excessive glandular tissue growth in the pectoral region of a man. Pseudogynecomastia is a condition of fat deposits in the pectoral region.

In case of gynecomastia, a hard lump can be felt under the nipple or areola. But in case of chest fat or pseudogynecomastia, no firmness or hard mass is felt under the nipple or areola. Its mass growth feels the same throughout the chest region.

In gynecomastia, the saggy appearance of the breast is minimal. While in case of pseudogynecomastia, the breast may appear to be more saggy.

The condition of fat deposits in the chest can be managed with regular exercises for a healthy diet. But gynecomastia does not disappear with either exercise or change in diet. If a man is diagnosed with gynecomastia, he would require surgical procedures.

Are there any side effects of gynecomastia surgery?

Gynecomastia surgery is a safe and risk-free surgical procedure, and if performed under the supervision of a good and experienced cosmetic surgeon, there are almost no complications or major side effects associated with the gynecomastia surgery.

However, like any other surgical procedures, gynecomastia surgery too cause certain minor side effects in some patients, the common ones being:

  • Reaction to anesthesia – which goes away within a few hours after the surgery
  • Damage to deeper tissues – the chances of this risk can be minimized too if the surgery is performed by an experienced plastic surgeon
  • Damage to fatty tissues in the breast
  • Persistent pain
  • Possibility of a revision surgery
  • Scarring that lasts for longer time than expected

If there are any chances of risk and complications, there are good chances that your doctor will discuss it all with you prior to the surgery.

Everything you need to know about gynecomastia surgery scars

Most men seeking gynecomastia treatment are concerned about one particular factor – the scar after the procedure. Depending upon the severity of the condition, the level of incision in gynecomastia surgery may vary, and so do the scars. Typically, the scars involved in gynecomastia surgery are not severe. They are minor as any other common surgical procedures. The scars usually occur near the nipple or the areola and are not always easily visible.

Here are some ways to reduce gynecomastia surgery scars:

  • 1.Maintain good hygiene – Good hygiene is important for any surgery to allow the wounds to heal and gynecomastia is no different. It is important for the patient as well as the doctor to maintain extreme levels of hygiene while operating the breasts to keep unwanted germs away. Moisturizing the surgical area before and after the surgery can prevent the skin from drying or turning red.
  • 2.Take medications regularly – Whatever medications are prescribed by the cosmetic surgeon – oral pills, supplements or medicated ointments – make sure to take the medication on time and regularly.
  • 3.Use scar gels – The healing properties of scar gels make it an optimal solution to reduce the appearance of surgical scars after gynecomastia surgery. Apply scar gels on the incision site to reduce the scar size and pigmentation.
  • 4.Use lasers – Once the gynecomastia surgery is over, you can consult with a dermatologist or the same cosmetic surgeon and check if you can undergo laser treatments to remove the scars. Microscopic laser technique can be a great solution to remove deep scars.
  • 5.Avoid exposing the site to sunlight – Do not step out without covering the surgical site. Applying a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or above can help the scars heal faster.

It is important to understand that although these tips can heal the scars in most cases, the results may not always be optimum. If you are looking for a solution to remove your scars, the best thing to do is consult with your cosmetic surgeon, evaluate the pros and cons, and get the best suggestions.

Schedule your appointment with the best plastic surgeons in for Gynecomastia

To get rid of man boobs, you will need help from certified and well-trained plastic surgeons who are skilled in treating gynecomastia. It is a good thing that we have some of the best plastic surgeons in Ahmedabad who are highly experienced and have performed numerous surgeries successfully. To book an appointment with our surgeons and consult them, you can try any of the following ways:

Download the Pristyn Care- Consult Doctors application and browse the list of best gynecomastia doctors in Ahmedabad. Book an appointment directly with a doctor of your choice within the app.

Fill the “Book Appointment” form available here and submit your information. Our medical coordinators will get back to you shortly to discuss the appointment date and time.

Dial the number given at the top and talk to our medical coordinators directly to schedule the consultation with the doctor at your convenience.

Once the appointment is confirmed, all you have to do is to show up at the clinic and discuss the treatment options. If you want, you can also opt for online consultation mode to have a discussion with the doctor over a virtual call from the comfort of your home.

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