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Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience Gynecology
More test needed: The endometrium is thicker than expected in a woman your age. A normal endometrium is

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrium: If you are 21 years old, an endometrial thickness of .66cm is normal. If you are post-menopausal, it is too thick.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: It is in the normal range. If anything it is a little thick for that early but as long it it looks normal that is fine!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: All results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Before/after menopau: After menopause, the stripe should be < 5 mm. Before menopause, it can be thickenr.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unreliable: This measurement is very tenuous and variable around this time. Serial serum quantitative BhCG evaluation is more reliable in early pregnancy.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Path report: Is this a biopsy? Are you bleeding? Results of a hysteroscopic procedure? Go to the post procedure follow up and discuss the next step with your gyn p ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding: Since its a focal area its more likely to be adenomyosis, which typically gets progressively worse as you age. However, you're also at the age when o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hysterectomy: Your gynecologist must discuss this with you as soon as possible. There are many ways to determine if things are OK or not and the gynecologist will h ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Question: Did you have a question to ask? If you are concerned about polyps your doctor can do a test called a sonohystogram to determine the size and location. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If you: are premenopausal the ultrasound findings sound normal. If you are post menopausal and not on hormones the endometrium is borderline thickened.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrium: The normal menstrual cycle is associated with an increasing thick lining prior to your period. You have a period because this lining sloughs off in a ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
More: More info needed to answer any questions.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Less likely: With regular periods your endometrial stripe would not likely indicate cancer, but 20 mm is unusually thick - esp. With regular periods. It most likel ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menopause status: In a woman who is not of the age of menopause and has menstrual periods this is a normal finding - in a woman of menopausal age, who does not have men ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
How thick?: What was the stage of your cycle? How thick was the endometrium? Are you having dysfunctional vaginal bleeding? You need to provide more info. Antever ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
7-12cm long: This is variable depending on age and time of month as well as structural differences like anteversion, as you point out. The number above is general ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menopause: You could be in menopause, have fibroids - and if over 35, you need an endometrial biopsy.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Question?: This sounds like the impression from a pelvic sonogram. Let me organize it for youl 1. Anteverted uterus with thickened endometrium (usually not imp ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
See an OB/GYN doctor: In general, gradual thickening of the lining of the uterus (the endometrium) is abnormal. Now, during our menstrual cycle, the lining thickens and sh ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
The thickness: of the endometrium varies throughout a woman's cycle. It is thickest just before menstruation, but in general, anything under 1 cm is considered norma ... Read More
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