Imbalanced estrogen and testosterone hormones in males can cause swelling of breast tissue. This condition is known as Gynaecomastia.

It is not a serious or dangerous problem, but it may make men feel embarrassed and effect their quality of life. Even Gynaecomastia can dissappear on its own. If it persists, surgery and medication may be helpful.

Causes :


  • Anabolic Stereoids and Androgens
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants
  • Ulcer Medications
  • Cancer Treatment Medications ( Chemotherapy)


  • Hypogonadism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Liver Failure
  • Tumors
  • Kidney Failure
  • Malnutrition and Starvation


  • Alcohol
  • Heroine
  • Methadone
  • Marijuana
  • Amphetamine

Signs and Symptoms :

Enlargement of either one or both breasts
Tender and painful breast or nipple
Breast bud presence is possible
Some of these symptoms are similar to breast abscess or breast cancer. These conditions
better to be tested first to rule them out..

Treatment Process

Usually dissappears without any treatment in time.
If there is another condition which triggers gynaecomastia, that condition is need to be
treated first.
If patient still experiences gynaecomastia, liposuction or mastectomy may be considered.

Services Provided to Our Patients

Following services are provided to our patients from abroad totally free of charge.


2 nights 3 days accommodation in our contracted 5-star hotels

Certificate of Warranty

Certificate of warranty which proves that the operation is done in Erdem Clinic given to our post-op patients.

VIP Transfer

VIP transfer service for our patients in between our Hospital-airport-hotel.

Translation Service

Patients are met by our translators at the airport, and accompanied by them until their departure.

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