Gynecomastia is an unusual enlargement of the breast gland tissue in males (boys or men). The unusual growth is caused due to the imbalance of male and female hormones, oestrogen/estrogen and testosterone. In most cases, gynecomastia affects both breasts and very rarely, just one side is affected.
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Gynaecomastia is the enlargement of chest in a male. This happens when the glandular tissue present in the chest is enlarged due to the imbalance of hormones. Gynaecomastia is mainly due to the presence of excess estrogens (female hormones) than androgens (male hormones) in the body. Gynaecomastia may be developed from infancy or during puberty.