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can gynecomastia be genetic

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can gynecomastia be genetic
« on: July 31, 2007, 01:52:11 AM »
hey im new to the boards and i am just wondering if gynecomastia could possibly be genetic? because I myself and my 2 brothers all have it.. my dad doesnt have it and neither do any of my uncles its just kind of wierd that all 3 of us have it.. im probably gonna get surgery sometime this year to get it fixed i dont think my older brother cares but my younger brother and I want something done about it.

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Re: can gynecomastia be genetic
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2007, 01:58:49 AM »

In some, but not all, cases there can be a hereditary factor.

Surgery performed by Mr Levick at The Priory Hospital Bimingham (UK) 20th October 2006

Re: can gynecomastia be genetic
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2007, 02:56:04 AM »
Yes doctors believe genetics has something to do with it.
Went under the knife on 7/27/07 - Revision 5/22/08 - Great results this far.
Surgery performed by Dr. Placik M.D. F.A.C.S. in Chicago, IL

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Re: can gynecomastia be genetic
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2007, 09:33:21 AM »
yeah i beleive it is. My dad has it, and so do i.


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