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Is an endometrial stripe of 0.6cm thick normal?

Is an endometrial stripe of 0.6cm thick normal?

Yes: In young women the endometrial thickness is a variable amount and depends on where you were in your monthly cycle . It is variable but 0.6 mm is a normal value ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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My endometrial stripe is 5.7mm, what does this mean?

My endometrial stripe is 5.7mm, what does this mean?

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. ...Read more

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What are common causes of post menopausal bleeding along with an endometrial stripe of 15.2.

What are common causes of post menopausal bleeding along with an endometrial stripe of 15.2.

When ever there: Is postmenopausal bleeding , it has to be taken seriously and your obgyn should be on board . There is a need for tissue diagnosis ( endometrial biopsy ) to exclude endometrial malignancy . By the way , the investigation should also include the vagina and the cervix as well. ...Read more

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TVUS: thickening of the endometrial stripe at 1.7cm 1 month ago. Found out I'm now pregnant. What concerns should I have?

TVUS: thickening of the endometrial stripe at 1.7cm 1 month ago. Found out I'm now pregnant. What concerns should I have?

None: At this point none. Can be re-evaluated at the completion of your pregnancy. Congratulations on the pregnancy. Hope it goes well for you. Best of luck. Hope this was helpful. Dr R ...Read more

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Why would part of my endometrial stripe be thin and part be thick (over 1cm)? This is 7 days after end of a abnormal 21 day period.

Why would part of my endometrial stripe be thin and part be thick (over 1cm)?  This is 7 days after end of a abnormal 21 day period.

Uneven "lawn mowing": When the estrogen/progesterone sequencing is "out of phase" for whatever reason then the endometrium will be "disordered" just like a drunken landscaper mowing your yard or a tornado that has plowed through a corn field. Thus when the period starts only the part of the endometrium that is "tallest" will shed leaving the rest in place to begin to bleed again later. ...Read more

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Endometrial stripe measures 7mm, am i pregnant?

Endometrial stripe measures 7mm, am i pregnant?

Endometrial stripe: There's no evidence based on that measurement that you are pregnant. You start to see a sac start to develop in the uterus with early pregnacy. Its possible, however that you could just be pregnant and that it hasn't shown up yet. If any question, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Endometrial stripe thickness of 6.3. Normal?

Before/after menopau: After menopause, the stripe should be < 5 mm. Before menopause, it can be thickenr. ...Read more

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What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

Not reliable: This description is not very reliable. The endometrial stripe is helpful to describe in a menopausal women and has been studied related to fertility. It is normal in your age range for the endometrium to be thinner after a period (4mm) and then thicken thru the month until menstruation. Up to 20mm may be normal. If you are having problems with heavy or irregular bleeding, then have a biopsy. ...Read more

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