Author Topic: Areola skin peeled off after gynecomastia  (Read 484 times)

Offline nikhilforreal

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I'm on 3 week post op gynecomastia surgery and some part of my areola skin dried and peeled off revealing new pink skin beneath. Will it get normal with time as im freaking out to this! 

Offline Dr. Elliot Jacobs

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Yes, this can occur (typically on the lower half of the areola) and it will gradually get better over time.  I have found that application of cocoa butter twice a day for six months can be helpful in restoring the normal pigmentation to the areolar skin.  Be patient and don't freak out.

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