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uterine lining too thick for implantation

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
No way: The uterus becomes receptive to implantation for a few days which is mostly controlled by hormones that come from the ovary. Unfortunately, it is impo ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Misinformation: The regular "pill" works by preventing ovulation, not by changing the uterine lining.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pineapple core: The short answer is " neither". Ingested food in the form described will do nothing to affect the embryo or the uterine lining. Of course there are ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: If you are asking if it works to stop implantation then the answer is yes.
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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. 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
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 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 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : Physiologically your body does not work that way.
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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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Womb lining thickene: LebogangM ~ usually under the influence of hormones. Estrogen thickens, progesterone in the 2nd 1/2 of the cycle makes it mature and allows breakdown. ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe not: If, at age 61 you have a innate or exogenous (outside0 source off unopposed estrogen, then the endometrium may grow again. If you are taking HRT (hor ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Does both: Progestins can thin the endometrium but they also will cause sloughing of a secretory endometrium, it depends on the specific situation and timing. Bt ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience Gynecology
Let me help.: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a type of progesterone. Progesterone stabilizes the lining of the uterus and tells it not to get any thicker. ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Endometrial: Overgrowth (hyperplasia) is a common cause of postmenopausal uterine endometrial thickening. It is benign but in some cases can lead to uterine cancer ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Fertility recovers: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) releases progestin which thins your uterine lining and makes it unfavorable for implantation. Once the Mirena (levonorgest ... 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 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No : no
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Home test is answer: Implantation is more common on the internet than in real life. The bleeding occurs a few days after conception (in the rare cases that it occurs at al ... 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 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

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