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shredding of the uterine lining

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually: The endometrial thickness is considered normal when up to 8 or 10 mm thick. 1.2 cm would be 12mm and would represent some degree of endometrial hyper ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thin lining: At certain times of your cycle the lining is thin - immediately after your period. Estrogen thickens/ grows the uterine lining. A low amount of estrog ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstruation: During the monthly menstrual cycle, the uterine lining is typically shed/passed.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
More info needed: While this is definitely greater than average it must be evaluated in the context of your particular situation. The timing of your last period, other ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: if estrogen is unopposed by progesterone, not ovulating, not on progestin medication, this can be a problem
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mirela Cernaianu
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thanks for asking!: Uterine lining is dependent on adequate amounts of estrogen and progesterone. If your hormone secretion is normal and well balanced then the uterine l ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tissue layer: The inner lining of the uterus builds up under the influence of estrogens from the ovaries during the first half of the menstrual cycles, and under th ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Excess estrogen: Your ovaries make estrogen every month and stimulate growth in the uterine lining. After ovulation they make Progesterone that matures the lining and ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
Talk to your doc: There are many different ways of practicing medicine. Ask your doc. Show your doc the research you've done.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcel Goldberg
26 years experience Family Medicine
Endometrium: The endometrium is the inner lining of the uterus.

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