What is Pseudogynecomastia and Its Treatment?

man boobsPsuedogynecomastia is always mixed with one of the other terms named as gynecomastia. People get confused with these two terms. Gynecomastia is just related to the breast enlargement in men. Whenever we examine any type of change in the men breast irrespective to the age of the person and the body size then the first term comes to our mind is gynecomastia. This condition is caused due to the excessive tissue collection in men. Psuedogynecomastia is just like the gynecomastia. In both the conditions, you will examine the breast enlargement but in the case of Psuedogynecomastia, it is not because of the breast tissues, but because of the fat particles within the male breast. In such a condition, it is very important to consult to the doctor. He will find out the exact condition of the breast and suggest you the treatment.

The way to diagnose the Psuedogynecomastia condition

Diagnosing the Psuedogynecomastia condition is very easy that an individual can himself diagnose the condition, but it needs some information and knowledge about the disease. So it is better to go to the doctor and let him diagnose the proper disease. There is a proper way of diagnosis. For this,

  • First of all the patient has to lie down the bed after removing his shirt.
  • Now it is the turn of the doctor to diagnose the real problem. For this, he will use his forefinger and his thumb.
  • The doctor will put his forefinger and the thumb on the breast and will take his fingers closer from both sides.
  • If the patient does not have a firm bulk of tissues and still has the breast enlargement then it will be Psuedogynecomastia for sure, because there is not any other condition present.

The ways to treat the Psuedogynecomastia condition

As we have explained earlier, this condition is caused because of the collection of the fat particles within the male breast. So what you should do is to reduce the overall fat of the body. It is the best way to get rid of such a problem. For this you should control your diet, avoid fast foods and carbonated drinks. In addition to this, you should also do proper and regular exercise. Once you have become successful in reducing your weight, then you will see and major difference in your breast look and breast formation.

On the other hand, if you have any other problem with your chest then weight loss will not cause any difference to your chest because the weight reduction does not cause any hormonal change.

Another treatment that is very successful to minimize the Psuedogynecomastia condition is that, you can start taking its pills. These pills are recommended by the doctors according to your health conditions. In addition to diagnosing the condition and recommending the pills, the doctor will also recommend you the right time period for which you need to take the pills. Normally such types of pills are taken only for a specific time period that is for only two to three months and you get your required results in the meantime.


Psuedogynecomastia is the common problem that can happen to you. If you have any issue then you should not rush to get confused. It is not such a life taking disease, but you can recover from the problem easily. What you need to do is that, you have to act according to the doctor’s recommendations and try to lose your weight in a good way. By this way you will not only get rid of the problem, but also get an attractive body.

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