If you have never head of newborn gynecomastia and seen the condition for the first time, we can understand that you may get extremely scared and concerned about the problem. Since the babies are naturally delicate and deal with a lot of other physical threats like infections, etc, this additional condition may lead to a lot of anxiety in the parents. Well, let us tell you that this condition is fairly common in newborn baby boys and can be treated. Instead of getting panicked, it is prudent to understand this issue and ensure that it is treated on time.
Gynecomastia in newborn boys occurs as a result of maternal oestrogens and after a few weeks, it resolves on its own. According to a recent research paper, occurrence of gynecomastia in a newborn baby is prevalent and is estimated to be around 60 per cent to 90 per cent. Although newborn gynecomastia is seen in boys more frequently, at times, newborn baby girls also suffer this condition.
Well, it is true that the evaluation of any kind of gynecomastia including the Neonatal gynecomastia can be very complex, this condition disappears within several weeks or months, depending on the case and hence, no treatment or surgery is required to cure newborn gynecomastia. And since it is a matter of your newborn baby’s health, it is important to have a detailed consultation with the plastic surgeon or the concerned paediatric to understand the condition.
In some rigid cases, however, neonatal gynecomastia ultrasound treatment can be recommended. Neonatal gynecomastia ultrasound works on the targeted area, ensuring that the problem is taken care without affecting the baby’s overall health.
This Gynecomastia surgery is carried out under general anaesthesia although local anaesthesia may be needed along with sedation. The result is immediate along with temporary scarring, swelling and bruising which fades out over the next four to six weeks. Pressure garments and pain medication will be prescribed and a healthy lifestyle will be advised. Complications are rare and not really severe. A good pre-op consultation eliminates any risk of complications.
Indian Board-Certified Plastic Cosmetic Surgeon with International expertise and qualification Dr. Milan Doshi will reverse this potentially embarrassing condition, allowing you to lead a more fulfilled and comfortable life. In the last few years, a greater level of improvement has been seen in medical technologies, medication and anaesthesia, eliminating the risks and fears. A detailed consultation with the Gynecomastia surgeon can help you further.
Our award-winning medical practice, Allure medspa, provides the safest, most effective and minimally invasive procedures such as Neonatal Gynecomastia. You can also check the before and after photos for Newborn Gynacomastia treatment, FAQs and customer Testimonials for more information. Our Celebrity Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Milan Doshi has extensive experience in Gynecomastia treatments and often teaches other physicians from all over the country our expert surgical techniques. You are in safe hands!