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Endometrial Stripe Thickness
Had ultrasound an endometrial stripe thickness of 12mm was found and slight fluid in cul de sac. What does that mean?
Depends: The endometrial thickness has limited use in premenopausal women as it will fluctuate throughout the menstrual cycle. The appearance is more important. Ask your doctor to interpret the sonogram in the clinical context of your unique situation to better understand if this is a normal sonogram or not. ...Read more
Is it 1.4cm endometrial stripe thickness is normal? (i had a period november 15 and MRI was taken november 24)
Hello. I'm 28 years old and I had a recent US Pelvic and it stated that my endometrial stripe was 4 mm thickness, should I be concerned?
What does it mean if my uterus is 4.8 x 1.9 x 4.1 CM? And endometrial stripe measures 02.2mm in thickness? With 5.7 x 5.4 x 6.2 CM cystic lesion? A
? ovarian cyst: Your uterus sounds normal. You don't say where the cystic lesion is, but most likely it's in the ovary. If so, it needs evaluation, since it's not normal, and likely some type tumor. If the cystic lesion is in the uterus, I'm not sure what to think. ...Read more
Wat does it mean if my uterus is 7x 3.5 x 4 CM? And endometrial stripe measures 0.6cm in thickness? No myomas are seen. Trying to get pregnant.
Normal: Normal size, normal lining depending on when in your cycle you were when the ultrasounds was done. ...Read more
Transvag u/s showed anteverted uterus and endometrial stripe at 7.2 mm thickness, 3 weeks post menses at 27 years old. This affect getting pregnant?
What you: Describe sounds like a normal scan.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Lining.: 1 cm is normal in a menstruating women - i.e. Not menopausal. ...Read more
Menstrual Cycle: Depends- if you are regularly cycling and the stripe measured 1.2 cm near your period starting, it is normal. If the stripe was measured right after your period, it is thick. ...Read more
Endometrium: The endometrium is internal lining of the uterus. It can be measured via sonogram. This is referred to the endometrial stripe. In premenopausal women this will vary depending on where you are in the menstrual cycle. Some causes of a thick endometrium include endometrial polyps and uterine fibroids. ...Read more
It can be thick: Just from building up too much secretory or proliferative endometrium, but it could be abnormal tissue, often times if the ultrasound was done right before your period and at your age your doc may want to repeat the us the first part of your cycle and if the lining measures less than 1.0cm that is normal, if it measures 1.3 then u need an in office hysteroscopy and bx to sample the tissue. ...Read more
Yes: In a premenopausal woman 9mm stripe is normal. That measurement varies throughout the cycle. Can be more than that. ...Read more
Is it normal to have ight ovary 4.5x3.4x2.1cm and left 2.6x2.4x1.6 cm and endometrial stripe 1.4 cm?
Well, you can see: That the right ovary seems to be a little bit bigger than the left. The left ovary dimensions are fully within the normal range; the right is a little bit large in the width dimension (3.4 cm:normal is 1.5-3) and in thickness (2.1 cm:normal is 0.5-1.5). Similarly, the endometrial stripe is a little thick (upper limit of normal usually is 1.1 cm). All this suggests need for good evaluation with GYN ...Read more
What does the endometrial stripe is markedly thickened measuring 24mm mean? Within the endometrial stripe there is an ill-defined hypoechoic area
A few things: In a 24 year old it may simply reflect you being late in your menstrual cycle. It could represent overgrowth of tissue. It could represent an endometrial polyp or small uterine fibroid. Your doctor who knows your specific clinical history can likely analyze the result for you in more detail. ...Read more
Endometrial stripe: The endometrial stripe is the inner lining of the uterus that grows until a woman undergoes vaginal bleeding as part of her menstrual cycle if she is not pregnant. The stripe varies in thickness from 2 mm to 16 mm depending on phase of menstrual cycle. 10 mm endometrial stripe is within normal limits. ...Read more
TVUS: thickening of the endometrial stripe at 1.7cm 1 month ago. Found out I'm now pregnant. What concerns should I have?
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
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
Depends on your age: And who does your us, I try to do as many gyn us in my office as possible in coral springs, if you are premenopasal it should be less than 10 mm, any more than this or even close to this, then it needs to be sampled which I do in office hysteroscopy with biopsy as sometimes what looks like thick tissue on us can be a polyp or fibroid, if post menopausal it should be 4 mm or less. ...Read more
Is a endometrial stripe normal if it is 2.1 cm 7 days after period ends? 2 weeks later it is 1.3cm?
Young age: The endometrial stripe will vary a lot and we don’t usually pay too much attention to it in a 19 year old unless there are specific concerns for polyps. Discuss the findings with your Obgyn to determine if any further testing is needed ...Read more