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thickening of uterine lining before menopause

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
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
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Uterine lining : Yes! by far, an endometrial polyp would be the most common cause of those ultrasound findings. Infections can also cause the findings. If there is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 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 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
37 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
12 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
37 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
Get checked out.: You should have a thorough workup to determine the exact cause of these problems and to be sure that there's nothing dangerous. Full history, physica ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
It can: When you don't ovulate, the ovaries may still produce lots of estrogen. Without the Progesterone that comes after ovulation, the lining may grow unche ... Read More

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