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what is normal uterine lining thickness

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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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Osbert Fernandez
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sonogram: The lining of your uterus changes throughout your cycle. If you were premenstrual meaning right before your period i would expect it to be thicker. If ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azim answered
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Maybe DOR: High day 3 Estradiol > 75 and advanced follicle on day 3 may indicated diminished ovarian reserve. Check amh levels and the number of antral follic ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A little small: We like to see 10mm at ovulation, thus continues in to second half of cycle. However 6 mm is enough to get pregnant.
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
In your: age group it is probably ok
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Leenhouts
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely normal: At your young age the uterine lining thickness fluctuates considerably depending on your cycle. It is thinnest right after menses and may be only a f ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
7-12cm long: This is variable depending on age and time of month as well as structural differences like anteversion, as you point out. The number above is general ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hypertrophy: When the period occurs the endometrium is shed. If you don't have a period, the lining becomes thickened, this is very treatable, but also very serio ... Read More
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: A thick endometrium can be normal if it is part of a normal ovulation cycle. However if your periods are not normal, it may be abnormal. If concerned, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can be thick : Just from building up too much secretory or proliferative endometrium, but it could be abnormal tissue, often times if the ultrasound was done right b ... Read More
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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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If your endometrium: Measures that thick you need an in office hysteroscopy and biopsy and then the bleeding can be treated.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It means there: Is a polyp in the endometrial cavity that bleeds your gyn should have explained that to u.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
The thickness: of the endometrium varies throughout a woman's cycle. It is thickest just before menstruation, but in general, anything under 1 cm is considered norma ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
is there bleeding?: The normal endometrium is about 5mm thick., i assume this is from ultrasound. Mri can see the junctional zone anatomy better. Ask your doctor if th ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not much : Abnormal bleeding can be caused by tumors, polyps, lesions, cancer, etc & has an etiology (cause) identified, ie - "abnormal bleeding from fibroids". ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Make sure: When Bx is done it takes sample from few spots....which can miss a focal disease. D& C gets all the endometrium out and gives a better chance od D ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thin lining: At certain times of your cycle the lining is thin - immediately after your period. Estrogen thickens/ grows the uterine lining. A low amount of estrog ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: This means that you have a totally normal ultrasound.
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Risk for cancer: It would be good to follow your doctor's advice and have the biopsy.
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A female asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
27 years experience Urogynecology
IF those are mm: if those dimensions are in millimeters, that sounds like a fairly normal size.

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