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Cancer Of The Womb Lining
Had camera put in uterus today nothing found only thickened womb lining only at top right of womb reasons for this please look on internet says cancer?
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Should I be worried about cancer at this point? My Dr. say the uterus lining is too thick. Is this true?
Overgrowth or polyp: Women often experience an overgrowth of the lining of their uterus, the endometrium, called hyperplasia. The hyperplasia may be only simple, requiring only hormonal treatment, or complex, with atypia, which is more worrisome since it can be precancerous, best treated with hysterectomy. If the uterine lining's thickness was noted on an ultrasound, it may also be due to a polyp, usually benign. ...Read more
Can hormone pills really get rid of dead cells in the lining of your uterus? I am 70 and it is not pre cancer or cancer as I have been tested. Thanks
Yes: Hormone pills can cause the lining of your uterus to be shed. This happens normally in reproductive age women as menses. Regarding your symptom of very little spotting that was likely caused by the uterine polyp found and removed during the uterus "biopsy". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lining of uterus: When the lining of your uterus is thick it means that either you are in the last phase of your menstrual cycle or also it can be due to pregnancy. However, medical conditions of the uterus can also resemble a thick endometrium, like endometrial hyperplasia (pre -malginancy) endometrial polyps, or uterine fibroids. ...Read more
I have been told I have a thickened womb lining 22mm on day 25 of cycle can you get pregnant if your lining is this thick?
Difficult to get pre: It depends on the cause of the thickened endometrial lining also called endometrial hyperplasia, there is diffuculty in getting pregnant and if you get pregnant, you may have difficulty carrying baby to term. Prescription hormones and fertility btreatment can increase your chance of conceiving discuss the options with your gynecologist. ...Read more
I have been told I have fluid in the lining of the womb and I have something like endometriosis but it's outside the womb Im through menopause ?
Concerning: Fluid in the uterine cavity is normal in younger women but after menopause it is concerning for cancer. You need to see a gynecologist for evaluation and you may need an endometrial biopsy. The tissue outside the uterus is also something that needs further evaluation, Please see a gynecologist soon. ...Read more
1-2 weeks: It depends but you should expect the results to be available to your doctor in a week to two weeks. ...Read more
I have had an op and thick womb lining at top right side what meds would I be given to thin it back down and im ttc ?
I would like to know how long does it take to treat first grade of pre womb cancer and will i be able to have children coz i don't haveany ?
3-6 months: 3-6 months is generally needed to know if treatment has worked. This is very specialized treatment that should be done in conjunction with a fertility specialist and sometimes in cooperation with a gyn cancer specialist so you have a good understanding of what is going on, how you monitor things, and how long you should wait before trying to become pregnant. ...Read more
When does womb lining stop growing can a pregnancy happen if womb lining is 15.7 in Secretory phase cd19 ?
More complex: The ability of the uterus to allow an embryo to implant is far more complex than just knowing the thickness. The endometrium usually continues to thicken until ovulation at which time changes in the hormones thin it out a little and make it more receptive. While a thin lining ( ...Read more
I recently had a polyp removed from my womb. This came back normal, however would the polyp biopsy detect womb cancer? Thanks
Probably not: If you had a simple removal of a benign endometrial or endocervical polyp, the probability of detecting "womb cancer " is really quite remote . If you do not have any risk factors for "womb cancer" like a family history, a personal history of hormonal disorders, of unopposed estrogens, PCOS, infertility...among others, there is very little cause for concern. particularly at age 28. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer