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Male breast size
Posted on: 06/05/2003
I am a 16 year old male and I am at that point in puberty where my breasts have grown larger. As you can imagine this is quite embarrassing and I feel insecure in situations in which I need to or just would like to remove my shirt. I have just started doing pushups (not long enough to see results) and I am worried it won't help much. Will doing pushups reduce my breast size? If not will my breasts naturally go down?
Males have female hormones, too - so there is sometimes a little breast development, but it usually goes away. You should ask your doctor to evaluate your development - as normal and short term, or a problem.
Nancy Brown, PhD