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Thick uterine lining after menopause

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
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
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syalanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Need biopsy: Talk to your doctor about and a biopsy or D&C to make sure the lining is okay.
Dr. Wendy Askew
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Uh oh: If your uterine lining is really 3-5 centimeters thick - you need to have some form of biopsy done (endometrial biopsy in the office) or d&c.The uteri... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Estrogen excess: Endometrial thickening is usually due to excess estrogen effect on the uterine lining or infrequent ovulation. A polyp, submucus fibroid or (less com... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes, but...: Decades after menopause, i've seen old polyps or old thickened cystic endometrium. If there is any concern, a biopsy is a simple procedure. I wish you... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Uterine fibroids are abnormal growths that can be caused by benign or not benign cell proliferation. (malignant ones are rare- 1%) The biopsy will det... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Leiomyomas : Leiomyomas of the uterus (fibroids) sometimes shrink after menopause, but some women have them actually enlarge. It sounds like yours are very large ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Vaginal Estrogen: When you are in menopause, your body stops making estrogen. Since the vaginal tissue is very sensitive to estrogen, it can become thin and lose its ... Read More

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