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Endometrium measure 8mm what does that mean

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Proliferative phase: In a postmenopausal woman it means it is too thick, and tissue sampling (a biopsy) should be done. In a woman with regular menstrual cycles it indicat... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Haas
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Pathology report: This sounds like a pathology report, possibly from a D&C? Or maybe you had a polypectomy? A pathologist generally will describe the color and amo... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Endometrium: Either ultrasound or some kinds of "x-rays" ( a CT for example) can measure endometrial thickening, which may be due to benign causes. The measure yo... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Nothing : The endometrial thickness is a standard thing to measure on ultrasound. In a premenopausal woman one week before her period a thickness of 1.5 cm is n... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probable fibroids: This probably means that you have small fibroids. These are the most common tumors of the female reproductive tract and almost never are or become can... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Could be : a benign polyp or fibroid that calcified. Hysteroscopy and biopsy of the lesion could be helpful. Old lesions would appear this way, but checking to b... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Ovary: Heavy bleeding with fibroids is common; you can address with yoru doctor how to handle this. An 8mm endometrium is very non-specific, in other words i... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Less than 25mm: It means nothing in a woman before menopause. Greater than 25 mm after menopause is not normal. You will need to ask the doctor ordering the test to i... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilda Chung
Pathology 36 years experience
Three possibilities: Inactive may be used to refer to the endometrium basalis - the part of the endometrium that does not respond to cyclic hormone changes and is therefo... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Irregular Endometriu: It could mean many things. A polyp, fibroid, hyperplasia. (this are benign). At your age, cancer would be rare. Your gynecologist will investigate... Read More

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