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Causes Of Endometrial Thickness
My partner has had 4 miscarriages @5weeks. Last misscrge they scanned, her endometrial thickness was 9mm. Is this likely the cause and what can we do?
She needs an extensi: Extensive evaluation, could be many causes she should see an infertility specialist, hormones , blood antibodies, chromosomes, hysteroscopy are some of the tests that need to be done, if she gets pregnant again without determining a cause she has an extremely high chance to have another one, if she gets pregnant she may need to be on meds like baby asa, heaprin, progestins etc depending on the cau. ...Read more
I recently had a period after 2 years of not having any. The tvu showed an endometrial thickness of 6mm and two ovarian cysts of 10mm. Cause of worry?
Depends: If you were 59 that stripe would not be normal but at 49 it could be depending on where you are during your cycle if still having periods. If taking pills that stripe would be abnormal. Could indicate a polyp or build up of tissue if not having regular cycles. Would need to know why was this checked? If concerned could either biopsy or take Progesterone to thin out or check seral sonograms. ...Read more
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
Is a thick 18mm endometrial stripe a cause of concern? I had an us 2 days before my period. But looked at an us from 2 years ago and endo was 1.1cm.
The endometrial: stripe is thickest right before a period and thinnest at the end of the period. 18 mm is slightly above the maximum considered normal. This is called "endometrial hyperplasia." Its significance depends partly on your age, menstrual pattern & the degree of irregularity of the stripe. Your Gyno may need to "sample" or biopsy the endometrium to get a firm diagnosis. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Where in the cycle?: Where are you in your menstrual cycle, the middle or end? The endometrial length changes as it grows throughout the cycle and a value at the end of the cycle will not be normal at the beginning. The post C/S endometrial thickness is irrelevant, but the muscle(myometrium) thickness is important for future childbearing and method of delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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