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Improve Endometrial Lining
What would be the typical thickness of the endometrial lining around day 10 of a woman's normal cycle?
0.8 cm: But it varies, for evaluation purposes it's more important to know the structure of the lining by looking at it under a microscope. ...Read more
What're the chances of a very thick endometrial lining being cancerous in a post menopausal woman?
Need a biopsy: Although a thickened endometrial lining can be one of the findings in uterine cancer, this finding alone does not confer a diagnosis of cancer. Typically, a post-menopausal woman will present with vaginal bleeding to her ob/gyn. Her doctor will then perform an endometrial biopsy to confirm or negate a diagnosis of cancer. ...Read more
Had D & C for 9mm endometrial thickening. Benign. Dr wants to do nothing except ultrasound in year. How likely is it that lining will thicken again.
Review pathology: I would contact your obgyn and review the pathology report from the D and C to confirm that no abnormalities were seen. Then you can discuss the various options. ...Read more
Reason for bleeding: The endometrial lining is what lines the uterus on the inside. This is the tissue that bleeds every month when a woman has a period. An abnormality in this lining is one reason for heavy or irregular periods. Finding a problem here may give the doctor good ideas of how to treat the irregular bleeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not really : The paragard iud is hormone free. It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no real effect on the endometrial lining. It does not thin it out like Mirena but also does not thicken it either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post menopausal had D&C for 9mm thick endometrial lining. No malignancy. Is it very likely that the D&C will prevent lining from getting thick again?
Had HSG done everything looked good according to Dr. Have had 4 abortions. no complications 3 miscarr. after. Did I mess up my endometrial lining???
Dr could only get scant sample of endometrial lining for biopsy. Had problem getting through cervix because curved. Extremely painful. Is this common?
Cervical stenosis: It is very common for the gynecologist to have difficulty inserting a biopsy instrument through the cervix when a patient is in menopause. This is called cervical stenosis. If the doctor could get the instrument into the uterine cavity and only retrieved scant tissue, that would imply that the lining of the uterus is atrophic or thin. If there is any question, you should have an ultrasound. ...Read more
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