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reasons for enlarged uterus and normal size lining

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: An "enlarged uterus with a 12 mm lining" is not likely to "mean early pregnancy". A blood betaHCG / pregnancy test is much more reliable and accurate.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, fibroids: Most commonly uterine fibroids cause enlargement. They are smooth muscle growths that bind the female hormone extrogen causing enlargement and can run ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
"Nonspecific": means that, based on the ultrasound, there is no specific cause that can be attributed to the cysts. There are a number of potential causes for ovari ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Not clear at this pt: Could be a fibroid. Could be something more dangerous. Are you going to have a biopsy done? An additional study? Depends on other features, your age ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Biopsy good idea: Just because there is concern for Adenomyosis and the endometrium is 3 mm's, Endometrial or Tubal CA can easily cause post menopausal bleeding. The en ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: Uterine fibroids are common as women get older and get near/past menopause. Most of them cause no symptoms , so they can be left alone. If the fibroid ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kaveh Karandish
15 years experience Internal Medicine
No : You need however to have a work up and exclude the concerning possibilities that can lead to a large uterus ...
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormones: At 41, your hormones change and you are not sending the same signals as when you were younger, make sure that the lining is not building up and getti ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thick uterine lining: At age 33, a woman not on oral (low dose) contraceptives produces a lot more estrogen as a function of increased stimulation of the ovaries to produce ... Read More

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