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endometrium measure 8mm what does that mean

A 38-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 51-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 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Transfer Factor: Tlco is a lung function test measuring the diffusing capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide. The measurement looks at carbon monoxide uptake from ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good: In a postmenopausal woman, the endometrial lining should be less than 5mm thick. If it is, then there is a less than 5% chance that there is an endome ... Read More
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Dr. Cynthia Lu
15 years experience General Practice
Ask your doctor: C-reactive protein (CRP) is a non-specific test. It is used by a doctor to detect inflammation if there is a high suspicion of tissue injury or infect ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
?inhomogene: Not sure what you mean by inhomogene. Your endometrial lining is 17mm, which is normal for your age, depending on where you were during your cycle.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Depends on pt age: In a menstruating female this is likely normal though a 6 week f/u ultrasound should be obtained. However, in a post-menopausal female, this is abnor ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Can't tell: By itself any one blood test, normal or abnormal, means absolutely nothing unless there is some context. You can't determine the significance of this ... Read More
A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adenomyosis: This is a nonspecific answer. Assuming that you had a scan done for pain or abnormal bleeding, one explanation for this finding is something called a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
A warrior increase: Think of an antibody as a soldier to help you beat the enemy (infection) if you have increasing antibodies you have more warriors. The problem here i ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not much: You need to tell us what number is considered abnormal. In many labs negative is <1, but is some the negative range is much higher. In any event, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
More than one baby: Its means that you are expecting more than one baby (fetus) at the same time. For example someone carrying twins is said to have a twin gestation.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
It means that ....: It appears the same as the rest of the gland..... This is a good thing. Differences in appearance in a gland that should look the same ... Is not so ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Means: That it measures too think on the ultrasound, and at your age the standard of care is to do a hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy, I do them in office ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Negative: This means you are not pregnant.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Top of uterus: Fundal means the top of your uterus. A fundal placenta means it is located at the top which is normal. Placental grading is somewhat controversial. Mo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
It means: Through the vagina. A transvaginal ultrasound uses a probe that goes into the vagina and sees the pelvic organs through the vaginal wall. A transabdom ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid: You are probably referring to your TSH, which is thyroid stimulating hormone. The level you noted indicates your thyroid function is low or at lea ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Inactive Thyroid: It means your thyroid gland has stopped working and you are hypothyroid.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Different causes: possible but all enlargement must be scrutinized for the bad causes.See ur doc or Endocrinology,and soon.
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