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thick uterine lining after menopause

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Endometriosis is related to estrogen. After menopause a woman's estrogen goes way down and endomtriosis isn't as painful. Thick lining of the uterus ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine lining is ok: Your endometrium is not "too thick". The risk that a uterine lining of 4.1 mm would be associated with cancer is so remote as to be negligible. There ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need biopsy: Talk to your doctor about and a biopsy or D&C to make sure the lining is okay.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Requires attention: More often than not, when caught early, this situation is not cancer, but should be evaluated and treated asap. If cancer, and treated early can be cu ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrium: The normal menstrual cycle is associated with an increasing thick lining prior to your period. You have a period because this lining sloughs off in a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Overgrowth or polyp: Women often experience an overgrowth of the lining of their uterus, the endometrium, called hyperplasia. The hyperplasia may be only simple, requiring ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lining of uterus: When the lining of your uterus is thick it means that either you are in the last phase of your menstrual cycle or also it can be due to pregnancy. How ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Scant information: Based only on this tiny amount of information, all i can advise is to see your doctor - or obgyn - for an exam, diagnosis and suggestions. It is simpl ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Can be fibroids.: http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/diseases/female.html cannot say in your particular case, but generally, the serious things are ruled out by the DNC and p ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Bruner
27 years experience Gynecology
Normal: After menopause, your estrogen levels decrease. Estrogen helps to grow the uterine lining before menopause. Atrophy means the lining is thin because ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Path report: Is this a biopsy? Are you bleeding? Results of a hysteroscopic procedure? Go to the post procedure follow up and discuss the next step with your gyn p ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No : no
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just a little: Your uterus will undergo a little shrinkage after menopause, in some women more than in others, but if it was significantly enlarged before menopause ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not progesterone: Uterine cramping can happen for many reasons - you don't say where in the ivf process you are - but Progesterone does not cause cramping, if anything ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you have a total hysterectomy (uterus and cervix removed) no they will not . If you have a supracervical hysterectomy(leave the stu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: A thickened endometrium with a missed period could be normal. If a positive pregancy test could be early pregnancy or possibly a prenancy in the tub ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Less likely: With regular periods your endometrial stripe would not likely indicate cancer, but 20 mm is unusually thick - esp. With regular periods. It most likel ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
More Info: After any bleeding, your lining in the uterus will thin out. This is what you shed in your period or miscarriage. In your miscarriage, you will also h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olga Sarkodie
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Average is 10.5-11 : mm in mid-luteal phase and one of the studies showed that it does not influenced by whether there was a pregnancy or not after that cycle. If there is ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, exactly: The lining builds up starting from the last period until ovulation, about two weeks later. Then if there is no embryo to implant, the lining is shed ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The bladder does: Not thicken during menstruation.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thick endometrium: Thick endometrium can be due to pregnancy but also can mean you are in the last days of your menstrual cycle. Other conditions that have a thick endom ... Read More

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