Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can polyp in menopause cause endometrial lining to thicken

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Seek Gynec guidance: Endometrial thickening may require a endometrial biopsy which can also remove the polyp. Ask your gynecologist's advice or seek a second opinion about ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Blockage: A polyp sits atop the endometrial and usually partially made of endometrial material. When the endo lining sheds, the part under the polyp cannot she ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No/No: Endometrial biopsy samples a portion of the lining. The lining may be normal, even though the small polyp is cancerous
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound jargon: It is ultrasound MD jargon for the examiners inability to distinguish between a endometrial lining that has a polyp in it or a uterine musculature th ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
38 years experience Gynecology
Polyp: Treatment may not be necessary if the polyps do not cause any symptoms. However, polyps should be treated if they cause heavy bleeding during menstrua ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
They ARE looking: If the radiologist thinks it's a polyp, if it is cancer (odds are it's not, but there's a chance) is has probably not gotten very far. They are of cou ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Meglin
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: It may be time for a hysterosalpingogram (HSG) or sono HSG to ensure there isn't another process occurring. There are many causes of uterine outlet ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need to see your gyn: You need to see your gynecologist asap as you are bleeding from your polyp in the uterus.
2
2 thanks
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
9
9 thanks
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
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month