Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

hormone that causes the lining of the uterus to thicken

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
23 years experience Gynecology
Depends: The lining of the uterus can change depending on where you are in your cycle. It will be at its thinnest right after your period and thickest right b ... Read More
3
3 thanks

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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diagnosis is unclear: If you still have regular menses, the lining of your normal uterus will appear thick or thin on ultrasound (not "atrophic") depending on the time at w ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No such pills!: I am not able to understand which pills you ahve in mind! There are no active cells in the lining of the uterus at your age. Taking hormones in fact, ... Read More
Dr. Navdeep Gill
27 years experience Pathology
Yes: Hormone pills can cause the lining of your uterus to be shed. This happens normally in reproductive age women as menses. Regarding your symptom of v ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrium: The lining is fed by estrogen. The lining may be thickening from estrogen pills, or from estrogen produced in your fat stores. Progesterone acts to ke ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If you are having regular periods with no breakthrough bleeding, it is not likely to be a problem. But if you do not have regular monthly menses, the ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Implantation: The uterine lining can potentially be too thick or too thin to allow embryos to adequately implant. At times there may be pathologic abnormalities suc ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
26 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: The thickness of the endometrial lining is usually evaluated prior to ovulation when the lining is under the influence of estrogen. After ovulation an ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
20 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends: Talk to your doctor. Depends on circumstances. Sometimes estrogen will help.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Abnormal: A thicken endometrial lining can either be endometrial hyperplasia, an endometrial polyp, or a submucosal fibroid. These are all abnormal. These can d ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrial ablation: The purpose of endometrial ablation is to help stop heavy bleeding by burning and thinning the endometrial lining of the uterus. A thin line on ultras ... Read More

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