Chest after Gynecomastia Surgery

How to Shape Chest after Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynaecomastia is a medical condition that causes male breasts to enlarge. It usually occurs in teenage boys and older age men. According to statistics, 60% of children are affected by asymptomatic gynecomastia. To treat the problem of gynecomastia, surgery is done.  The condition of the chest after gynecomastia surgery may differ from one to another person.

A lot of patients may prefer exercising before male breast reduction surgery to build chest muscles. Although it is important to have good health it’s not a necessary step in preparing for the surgical procedure. But, you may continue working out prior to the male breast reduction procedure.  Just try to not exhaust yourself the night before surgery.

It is said that gynecomastia surgery is less invasive than various other surgical procedures. The complete recovery process will take time. However, you may be able to return to regular activities in a few days.

What can you expect after Gynecomastia Treatment in Hyderabad?

After the gynecomastia surgery is complete, you may feel the following side effects such as bruising, infection, accumulation of fluid, numbness of the treated area, and change in skin sensation. You may also experience deep vein thrombosis, poor healing of the wound, looseness of the skin, or worsening of cellulite and burn or thermal injury due to the cannula movement.

Here mentioned are some of the exercises that can tighten the chest muscles both before and after the gynecomastia surgery.

Walking and Running

One of the simplest and easiest ways to reduce body fat through exercise is to incorporate more running and walking into your daily routine. This can help to reduce your body mass index (BMI), especially if done regularly. Running is slightly more beneficial for reducing your BMI. Since you can burn more energy more quickly while running, but if you feel comfortable walking, it will still be effective.

Rowing Machines

Working on a rowing machine is a full-body workout and it involves both your arms and chest. The pulling motion of the machine helps to build up a variety of muscles in the chest and back. It also increases general muscle coordination and joint strength.


It is a low-impact form of cardio. It also involves your arms and chest muscles. Focusing especially on using your arms while swimming can help emphasize the amount of work your pectoral muscles are doing, thereby, helping you burn fat and improve the appearance of your chest.

Bench Press

This is one of the most common exercises to help build pectoral muscles. To begin with, lie on a weight bench, place your hands on the bar about two to three feet apart. Then, squeeze your shoulder blades, straighten your arms, lift the bar off the rack and slowly lower the bar until it’s just about to brush your chest. Thereafter, raise the bar again until your arms are straight. You can go for repetitions per set with about three to five sets per workout.


Push-ups are a type of simple bodyweight exercise that helps to increase the strength of your chest muscles. For pushups, you need to lie flat on your stomach with your hands on the ground just to the side of your shoulders.  Thereafter, push your body up off the ground until your arms are straight. You can do this with either your knees or your toes on the ground. You may keep your back and legs straight and lower yourself until your elbows are bent 90 degrees, then repeat.

Lifestyle practices you must follow after Gynecomastia Surgery

After gynecomastia surgery, other than following exercises regularly, it is also important to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  • Consume vegetables such as Broccoli, cabbage, kale, turnips, collard greens, etc. These vegetables contain phytochemicals that ensure faster metabolism of estrogen in the body.
  • Add whole grains to your diet as this helps reduce the estrogen levels in the body. Flax seeds and sesame seeds contain high levels of polyphenols that lowers estrogen levels in the body.
  • Drink green tea to prevent chest enlargement as it has high amounts of polyphenols.

Summing up:-

Gynecomastia surgery is an effective surgery to reduce male breasts. Male Chest Reduction Surgery Cost procedure may differ from one to another place, so, you may choose the place according to your preference.

After the surgical procedure, keep in mind all the essential tips mentioned above to attain the proper shape of the chest.

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