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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?
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
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
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
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