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What does it mean if the edometrial lining is thick?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
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 serious. Endometrial cancer can arise from a thickened endometrium.

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