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A 45-year-old member asked:

My endometrial lining is 7mm thick and i am postmenopausal, what does this mean?

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Dr. Jennifer Austin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Think endometrium : This is thicker than normal for a postmenopausal woman, so it means that you will need evaluation of your endometrium in the form of endometrial biopsy or d&c. The results are often benign, but a biopsy will be done to rule out endometrial cancer or endometrial hyperplasia.
Last updated Jun 19, 2019


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