Doctor, my boy has breasts!

Although obesity is a risk factor for gynaecomastia, it can also mimic the condition when excess adipose tissue and fatty infiltration of the breasts makes it look like the affected boys are developing actual breasts. — AFP

Puberty brings many physical changes with it, most of them expected, whether in boys or girls.

However, one physical change that can catch parents of boys offguard is pubertal gynaecomastia.

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