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What does it mean Endometrial stripe measures 4 mm

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
? 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

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: What was the reason for the measurement of your endometrial stripe? Are you having bleeding also? A normal endometrial stripe in postmenopausal woma ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal Uterus: All appears well in your uterus from this report. Why was it done and what was the status of the ovaries?
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrium: On ultrasound the endometrial stripe or thickness is measured. After menopause a thickness of 5mm or less is considered normal. If within the stripe ... Read More
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A 49-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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrium: The endometrium is internal lining of the uterus. It can be measured via sonogram. This is referred to the endometrial stripe. In premenopausal women ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Basically normal: The lining of the womb is the endometrium and depending upon when in the menstrual cycle that it was noted appears to be normal in length.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Proliferative phase: In a postmenopausal woman it means it is too thick, and tissue sampling (a biopsy) should be done. In a woman with regular menstrual cycles it indicat ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
?inhomogene: Not sure what you mean by inhomogene. Your endometrial lining is 17mm, which is normal for your age, depending on where you were during your cycle.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keita Sakon
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: For a 31 year old, that's pretty normal.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
I don't: understand: do you have endometrial cancer? Then the lining and the biopsy are irrelevant. Are you be tested for endometrial CA? The normal biopsy is ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less than 25mm: It means nothing in a woman before menopause. Greater than 25 mm after menopause is not normal. You will need to ask the doctor ordering the test to i ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Alexander
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lining.: 1 cm is normal in a menstruating women - i.e. Not menopausal.
A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adenomyosis: This is a nonspecific answer. Assuming that you had a scan done for pain or abnormal bleeding, one explanation for this finding is something called a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to tell: At 4 weeks of pregnancy the stripe should be thickened but usually don't measure since not really prognositic of how pregnancy is going. If concerned ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A few things: In a 24 year old it may simply reflect you being late in your menstrual cycle. It could represent overgrowth of tissue. It could represent an endometr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimal lining: It simply means that the lining of the womb (endometrium) has minimal growth which is not uncommon at the end of a menstrual flow in a menstrual cycle ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not sure: A 12mm endometrial strip, assuming you still have cycles, can be normal towards the end of your cycle. If you are having abnormal bleeding, then an e ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal exam: This is a report on a normal ultrasound exam. A retroverted uterus is a uterus that leans backward which is common in 20% of women.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Your size?: Heart size is related to the body size. It may be entirely normal for you. It would be prudent to discuss with your doctor who already should have thi ... Read More

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