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Man boobs, gyno or moobs: What do you call male breasts?

February 13, 2013

In the last five years, male breasts has emerged as one of the fastest growing concerns in the world of plastic surgery. Technically, the condition is called gynecomastia but go to any boys locker room and you will hear a much more colorful vocabulary. Man boobs, gyno, and moobs are among the most common descriptions but there are many more. While we realize there is little to be amused at for those who feel the pain of having gynecomastia, we wanted to dedicate one page to taking a step back and looking at the lighter side of gynecomastia. A forum to outline some of the funny things that are associated with gynecomastia. This includes everything from the different slang terms to the elaborate and While they may appear to be amusing there is little to laugh at for those on the recieving end. Fortunately, for those afflicted there is predictable surgical treatment if performed by dedicated gynecomastia surgeons such as Dr. Cruise. With this in mind, we wanted to lighten things up a bit and see what is happening out there in the real world. What are people talking about and, in particular, what are the most entertaining names for gynecomastia.

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Dr. Joseph Cruise is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience. Regarded as one of the top gynecomastia surgeons in the world, Dr. Cruise has gynecomastia-specific content that can be found at Dr. Cruise has dedicated his career to cosmetic surgery but has also had extensive training in General Surgery, Hand Surgery, and Microvascular Surgery. Dr. Joseph Cruise is also a member of the Rhinoplasty Society as well as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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