What Men Can Do If They Are Growing Breasts

Men can develop breasts at any point in their life and through medical monitoring and, potentially, plastic surgery, this issue can be resolved, a New York plastic surgeon said. The condition is known as gynecomastia. “They can appear at any time in a man’s life,” said Homayoun Sasson, MD, director of plastic surgery at Franklin Hospital in Valley Stream and Plainview Hospital. “It can happen as a newborn. Newborn males can come to this world with enlarged breasts, which is as a result of the mother’s hormones circulating in the newborn’s blood.”

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