Non-surgical treatment

 Though adolescent gynecomastia may regress on its own medical observation is necessary. If the patient takes medicines that are responsible for its appearance, they should stop taking them at once.

Also any diseases that may cause gynecomastia should be controlled by medication. Though there is such medication, test results have shown that it is rather ineffective. Moreover, these medicines have not been approved by FDA.

They may reduce a little bit gynecomastia in the early stages and lead to shrinkage of the gland. However, a surgical treatment seems to be the only final solution.