Where to go for a a diagnosis?

Where to go for a a diagnosis?
« on: June 20, 2012, 05:06:02 pm »
Hello!
I'm 17 and I've had gynecomastia since I was 13. That's 4 years and counting. I was never really diagnosed by a doctor. I diagnosed myself: I have the puffy nipples, those "disks" under the nipples and enlarged annoying breasts.

I want to get a surgery and I already found a great surgeon in my city and I was thinking about contacting his private plastic surgery clinique to schedule an appointment with him for a diagnosis and then the tests and finally the surgery.

Now.. should I go directly to him?

Or should I first consult with my general practitioner?
The thing is my GP and his family are great friends with my family and I wouldn't feel comfortable letting him and his family know about my condition.

Wow.. this came up A LOT longer than I expected haha.

But what I'm basically asking is:
Can I go directly to that plastic surgery clinique and get all the tests and the diagnosis done there?

Linkback: https://www.gynecomastia.org/smf/index.php?topic=25779.0

Re: Where to go for a a diagnosis?
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2012, 06:53:46 pm »
MAke sure your P.S. is board certified and all that good stuff. He should be able to help you directly.

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