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Doctor insights on: Atrophic Endometrial Lining

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I am 55 with pmb. Endometrial thickness on us was 9mm. Endo biopsy was done showing atrophic endometrium. Lining is supposed to be less than 4mm. What is the next step?

I am 55 with pmb.  Endometrial thickness on us was 9mm.  Endo biopsy was done showing atrophic endometrium.  Lining is supposed to be less than 4mm.  What is the next step?

Your Gyn can help: Your doctor should be guiding you further. If you do not have any abnormal bleeding, then you do not need to rush into anything further as you have already done the biopsy of the endometrium. Serial ultrasounds at 6-12 month intervals can guide further action, if any needed. ...Read more

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Can fluid in your endometrial lining cause pain?

Can fluid in your endometrial lining cause pain?

Depends: If the fluid is there because of an infection, then there would likely be pain as well. The fluid itself can cause crampy pain if there is enough to create pressure inside the uterus. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the endometrial lining is thick?

What does it mean when the endometrial lining is thick?

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, a doctor can do a simple biopsy. Sometimes it can be treated with medication, or possibly with outpatient surgery if needed. ...Read more

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What would be the typical thickness of the endometrial lining around day 10 of a woman's normal cycle?

What would be the typical thickness of the endometrial lining around day 10 of a woman's normal cycle?

0.8 cm: But it varies, for evaluation purposes it's more important to know the structure of the lining by looking at it under a microscope. ...Read more

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What is Endometrial lining?why Dr wanna see that for ruling menstrual bleeding for every 20 days

Reason for bleeding: The endometrial lining is what lines the uterus on the inside. This is the tissue that bleeds every month when a woman has a period. An abnormality in this lining is one reason for heavy or irregular periods. Finding a problem here may give the doctor good ideas of how to treat the irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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What're the chances of a very thick endometrial lining being cancerous in a post menopausal woman?

What're the chances of a very thick endometrial lining being cancerous in a post menopausal woman?

Need a biopsy: Although a thickened endometrial lining can be one of the findings in uterine cancer, this finding alone does not confer a diagnosis of cancer. Typically, a post-menopausal woman will present with vaginal bleeding to her ob/gyn. Her doctor will then perform an endometrial biopsy to confirm or negate a diagnosis of cancer. ...Read more

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My daughter is 11 years with thickening of endometrial lining measuring 16mm. Is it normal.her lmp was on 28/7/16?

My daughter is 11 years with thickening of endometrial lining measuring 16mm. Is it normal.her lmp was on 28/7/16?

Yes: Early in puberty the cycles are dominated by estrogen which stimulates endometrial buildup. Egg release is not consistent in the first year, but is followed by progesterone formation that triggers the cycle when conception does not occur.If no egg release occurs, a longer interval is expected but a heavier cycle would eventually occur.Up to 90 days is noted between cycles in normal young women. ...Read more

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Had D & C for 9mm endometrial thickening. Benign. Dr wants to do nothing except ultrasound in year. How likely is it that lining will thicken again.

Had D & C for 9mm endometrial thickening. Benign. Dr wants to do nothing except ultrasound in year. How likely is it that lining will thicken again.

Review pathology: I would contact your obgyn and review the pathology report from the D and C to confirm that no abnormalities were seen. Then you can discuss the various options. ...Read more

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Can the paraguard IUD cause endometrial lining to thicken?

Can the paraguard IUD cause endometrial lining to thicken?

Not really : The paragard iud is hormone free. It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no real effect on the endometrial lining. It does not thin it out like Mirena (levonorgestrel) but also does not thicken it either. ...Read more

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Had HSG done everything looked good according to Dr. Have had 4 abortions. no complications 3 miscarr. after. Did I mess up my endometrial lining???

Had HSG done everything looked good according to Dr. Have had 4 abortions. no complications 3 miscarr. after. Did I mess up my endometrial lining???

Hard to say: Ultrasound and MRI can give us a good picture of the endometrial lining which changes over the phases of your menstrual cycle, however, imaging can not tell us about the cellular structure which would require an endometrial biopsy. ...Read more