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Doctor insights on: Irregular Endometrial Lining

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If my endometrial lining is 15mm does that automatically mean i have endometrial hyperplasia or just a thickened lining? Irregular cycles. Pcos

If my endometrial lining is 15mm does that automatically mean i have endometrial hyperplasia or just a thickened lining? Irregular cycles. Pcos

No: In a young person this simply means a thickened lining (common in pcos). The only way to diagnose hyperplasia is with an endometrial biopsy or D and C ...Read more

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I m diagonoed with bulky uterus 16mm endometrial lining. My age is 52 yrs n facing heavy irregular bleeding. What is the treatment?

I m diagonoed with bulky uterus 16mm endometrial lining. My age is 52 yrs n facing heavy irregular bleeding. What is the treatment?

Endometrial biopsy: This could be anything from perimenopausal bleeding to something more serious. You should follow up with your physician for an endometrial biopsy and to discuss medical (ocp's, lysteda, iud) vs surgical treatments such as endometrial ablations or hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Can fluid in your endometrial lining cause pain?

Can fluid in your endometrial lining cause pain?

Depends: If the fluid is there because of an infection, then there would likely be pain as well. The fluid itself can cause crampy pain if there is enough to create pressure inside the uterus. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the endometrial lining is thick?

What does it mean when the endometrial lining is thick?

Depends: A thick endometrium can be normal if it is part of a normal ovulation cycle. However if your periods are not normal, it may be abnormal. If concerned, a doctor can do a simple biopsy. Sometimes it can be treated with medication, or possibly with outpatient surgery if needed. ...Read more

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What would be the typical thickness of the endometrial lining around day 10 of a woman's normal cycle?

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

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What does faint endometrial lining means?

What does faint endometrial lining means?

Minimal lining: It simply means that the lining of the womb (endometrium) has minimal growth which is not uncommon at the end of a menstrual flow in a menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How/why does a polyp keep your endometrial lining from shedding?

How/why does a polyp keep your endometrial lining from shedding?

Blockage: A polyp sits atop the endometrial and usually partially made of endometrial material. When the endo lining sheds, the part under the polyp cannot shed as the polyp blocks its. Think of rain falling on a field with a huge thick tree setting in the middle. The rain cannot really get to the ground under the tree as it is blocked by the tree; sample principle with the polyp. ...Read more

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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???

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???

Hard to say: Ultrasound and MRI can give us a good picture of the endometrial lining which changes over the phases of your menstrual cycle, however, imaging can not tell us about the cellular structure which would require an endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

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I had 4 induced abortions. No complications, menstrual is normal have had 3 miscarriages after. Did i mess up my endometrial lining? & is that fixable

I had 4 induced abortions. No complications, menstrual is normal have had 3 miscarriages after. Did i mess up my endometrial lining? & is that fixable

No: It isn't the endometrium that is the source of the repeated miscarriages. It is either a genetic issue or cervical incompetence. The cervix may be opening too soon in the 2nd trimester and may need to have a suture placed(cerclage).Genetic issues can be tested at the time of the miscarriage with the products of conception or later with blood testing (TORCH titer). ...Read more

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Could i be pregnant? Endometrial lining 6mm. 37 days from intercourse..

Could i be pregnant? Endometrial lining 6mm. 37 days from intercourse..

We never guess: This is not in any way how pregnancy is diagnosed. And, physicians would never guess when it comes to diagnosing pregnancy. There either has to be a urine or blood test or more to this story upon which we can comment. ...Read more

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What're the chances of a very thick endometrial lining being cancerous in a post menopausal woman?

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

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My daughter is 11 years with thickening of endometrial lining measuring 16mm. Is it normal.her lmp was on 28/7/16?

My daughter is 11 years with thickening of endometrial lining measuring 16mm. Is it normal.her lmp was on 28/7/16?

Yes: Early in puberty the cycles are dominated by estrogen which stimulates endometrial buildup. Egg release is not consistent in the first year, but is followed by progesterone formation that triggers the cycle when conception does not occur.If no egg release occurs, a longer interval is expected but a heavier cycle would eventually occur.Up to 90 days is noted between cycles in normal young women. ...Read more

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Pathology report says prominent thickened Endometrial lining at 1.5cm. Is this bad? What does it mean by prominent thickened endo lining?

Pathology report says prominent thickened Endometrial lining at 1.5cm. Is this bad? What does it mean by prominent thickened endo lining?

There are a couple: of ways to measure the thickness of the endometrial lining..by ultrasound or by endometrial biopsy. Most agree that a thickness of 1 cm or 10 mm is classified as "thickened." Especially in older women, a thickened endometrium may suggest cancer, but most often non-cancerous causes explain it: normal hormonal changes, obesity, diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome. Your Doctor will advise. ...Read more

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Can the paraguard IUD cause endometrial lining to thicken?

Can the paraguard IUD cause endometrial lining to thicken?

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 (levonorgestrel) but also does not thicken it either. ...Read more

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My endometrial lining is 11mm. If biopsy is malignant what treatment is expected?

My endometrial lining is 11mm.  If biopsy is malignant what treatment is expected?

Treatment: Treatment options should be discussed with your gynecologist so. They may include hysterectomy, radiation, chemotherapy. You and your provider need to map out a course of action that with treat the disease process appropriately. ...Read more

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An ultrasound showed a my endometrial lining is only 4mm and there are benign-appearing follicular cysts. Could it be pcos?

Not likely: The diagnosis of PCOS can not be made on the basis of your ultrasound; it requires information on your personal Gyn and General health history plus some specific sonographic criteria and/ or blood hormonal tests. Your gynecologist or reproductive endocrinologist should be consulted to answer your concern. ...Read more

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