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Doctor insights on: Endometrium Lining Thickness

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I am 55 with pmb. Endometrial thickness on us was 9mm. Endo biopsy was done showing atrophic endometrium. Lining is supposed to be less than 4mm. What is the next step?

I am 55 with pmb.  Endometrial thickness on us was 9mm.  Endo biopsy was done showing atrophic endometrium.  Lining is supposed to be less than 4mm.  What is the next step?

Your Gyn can help: Your doctor should be guiding you further. If you do not have any abnormal bleeding, then you do not need to rush into anything further as you have already done the biopsy of the endometrium. Serial ultrasounds at 6-12 month intervals can guide further action, if any needed. ...Read more

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Endometrium (Definition)

The endometrium is the area that lines the uterus. During the menstrual cycle this is the tissue that is sloughed off if ...Read more


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After 3 months of medication my Endometrium lining still thicken it is 15mm. what is the right thing to do?

After 3 months of medication my Endometrium lining still thicken it is 15mm. what is the right thing to do?

Endometrial lining: Usual dimension for endometrial lining is less than 10 mm. . Depending on the "medication", the lining can react to become "15 mm. thick" and still pose no immediate cause for alarm. There are conditions which would require a tissue sample, however, and you should consult your healthcare professional for advice. ...Read more

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What does it mean to my flow to have a very thickened lining of the endometrium?

Probably nothing: If periods are persistently heavy, it may be reasonable to hysteroscope and check for polyps. ...Read more

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My endometrium lining is 17mm, do I need to undergo d&c procedure? Or this is normal?

My endometrium lining is 17mm, do I need to undergo d&c procedure? Or this is normal?

No! Only consider if: Tumor or uncontrolled bleeding. Thickening is a result of ongoing estrogen stimulation, in preparation for pregnancy, implantation ; blood supply to support placenta. 17 mm is quite thick; a few courses of bc pills can suppress if judged appropriate. Best to seek out and work with someone worthy of your trust. Docs paid for d;c, poorly for better assistance, buyer beware, as always. ...Read more

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My endometrium lining is 7.5mm. And i had menopause 4 years back? Is this normal?

My endometrium lining is 7.5mm. And i had menopause 4 years back? Is this normal?

A little thick: Individual cases must be evaluated by a doctor. In general we expect the endometrial lining to be less than 5 mm in a post menopausal woman. Your obgyn can determine based on your unique history if an endometrial biopsy or other evaluation is warranted or not. ...Read more

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I got my ultrasound exam back and it states my endometrium lining is 1cm is that good or bad?

I got my ultrasound exam back and it states my endometrium lining is 1cm is that good or bad?

Varies: The endometrial lining can vary between 2-16 mm with room to vary even within that. Depends on what phase of your cycle you were in when it was done. ...Read more

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Does the endometrium lining build up having a monthly period?

Does the endometrium lining build up having a monthly  period?

Yes, exactly: The lining builds up starting from the last period until ovulation, about two weeks later. Then if there is no embryo to implant, the lining is shed leading to the next period. Good question. ...Read more

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My endometrium lining is 4.2mm at 5 days after period, is this normal?

My endometrium lining is 4.2mm at 5 days after period, is this normal?

Yes : In postmenopausal women an endometrial thickness less than 5 is normal. At your age of 29 an endometrial thickness is not particularly relevant. It will thicken as you go through the month and then thin out after the menstrual cycle. Unless you are going through ivf treatments or it is being measured for some other specific reason it is not clinically relevant. ...Read more