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What does endometrial thickness mean

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menopause status: In a woman who is not of the age of menopause and has menstrual periods this is a normal finding - in a woman of menopausal age, who does not have men... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Good: In a postmenopausal woman, the endometrial lining should be less than 5mm thick. If it is, then there is a less than 5% chance that there is an endome... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria gina Tiomico
Specializes in Family Medicine
It is a phase: During the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle, hormonal changes causes follicular cysts to form in the ovaries and increase in thickness of the l... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
56 years experience
? ovarian cyst: Your uterus sounds normal. You don't say where the cystic lesion is, but most likely it's in the ovary. If so, it needs evaluation, since it's not n... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Normal ultrasound: If this is an ultrasound or imaging report, it is impossible to tell if the ovary is stuck or adherent to the uterus on imaging. Endometrial thicknes... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Your transcription of the report seems slightly off because it doesn't quite make sense. A small cystic area within the uterus could represent a very ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends...: If you are still having periods, a 9 mm endometrial thickness is in the normal range. However, if you are not yet menopausal, this is equivocal but y... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 years experience
Need more info...: If you are menopausal, anything under 4 mm is considered normal. If you are having menstrual cycles, then the endometrial stripe varies depending on w... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Endometrial biopsy: An endometrial biopsy is where the Obgyn takes a small sample of tissue from upside the uterus. It is a quick and simple office procedure.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Could be : a benign polyp or fibroid that calcified. Hysteroscopy and biopsy of the lesion could be helpful. Old lesions would appear this way, but checking to b... Read More