Male Breast Enlargement (Gynecomastia)

Experts explain the causes of and treatments for gynecomastia, or male breast enlargement.

By David Freeman
WebMD Feature

Elliot W. Jacobs, MD, knows a thing or two about enlarged breasts in men, and not just because he specializes in treating the condition. 

“My own breasts became enlarged when I was a teenager,” says the New York plastic surgeon. “It was very embarrassing. Once, I went to my locker after gym class and saw that a classmate had hung a bra on it.”

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