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what does a thick lining of the womb mean

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear: This depends on what they meant by thick. The lining of the endometrium can overgrown into hyperplasia or cancer. It also can contain benign rumors li ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
18 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Progestin: A progestin would be used to treat a thickened endometrium in someone not trying to get pregnant. If there is concern for a polyp, a D&C should b ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear: It is unclear what a thick womb in the top right could mean. If your doctor saw an area of concern on ultrasound then a sonohystogram, hysteroscopy or ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unsure: could be polyp or fibroid. Ask you doctor and he can claify
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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No medicine : If you are ovulating, you shed the lining completely with your period. If there is an area that is not shedding, it is likely a polyp. Medication will ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: No one really knows exactly how thick the lining should be during pregnancy. It's not something that's commonly measured. The only thing that matters ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult to get pre: It depends on the cause of the thickened endometrial lining also called endometrial hyperplasia, there is diffuculty in getting pregnant and if you ge ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a real period: First, did you rule out pregnancy? It's possible that you had 2 days of bleeding but that it was not a normal cycle. You normally menstruate 14 days a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not sure: 22mm is very very thick for day 25. If you are skipping periods (not regular, for example if you go 2-3 months or more between periods) then you may n ... Read More

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