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What causes breast pain in males?

Steroids have been attributed to the condition gynecomastia which can cause breast pain in males.  Breast pain can also be associated with liver damage from alcoholism, injuries, medication use, shingles or mastitis.  If you're using diuretics for weight loss, this could also cause breast pain in males.

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