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can fibroids in menopause cause endometrial lining to thicken

A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding: Polyps both endocervical and prolapsed endometrial polyps, cervicitis (inflammation from infection), cervical cancer are some of the causes. In your ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If had a biopsy a year ago and your doctor ruled out cancer as cause of your thickened lining, and you're not having any irregular bleeding, then you ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Potentially: The most unusual part of this presentation is the continued presence of a complex ovarian cyst. This is more than likely benign at your age but if cys ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rayson
29 years experience Pathology
One year: This sounds pretty good you should not be worried those findings are typical for postmenopausal women and they are consistent with a healthy woman's f ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: The good news is the fibroid is very small at this time. The bad news is that it will grow in response to rising levels of estrogen produced by the pr ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The endometrium: is the only place an early pregnancy can implant in the normal situation. In an abnormal(ectopic) pregnancy, it can implant in the fallopian tubes(tu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Tumor: A fibroid is a non cancerous tumor. they are very common. some cause problems and some do not. some grow and some do not. if it is a problem it requir ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
Not always.: Anytime their is postmenopausal bleeding then an US evaluation of the uterine lining should be performed. If the endometrial stripe is more than 3-5 ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe not: If, at age 61 you have a innate or exogenous (outside0 source off unopposed estrogen, then the endometrium may grow again. If you are taking HRT (hor ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keyur Mehta
17 years experience Radiation Oncology
Need a biopsy: Although a thickened endometrial lining can be one of the findings in uterine cancer, this finding alone does not confer a diagnosis of cancer. Typic ... Read More
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