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Irregular Endometrial Lining
I'm 48 and just had a pelvic US for irregular bleeding. It came back thickened endometrial lining. What does this mean?
I m diagonoed with bulky uterus 16mm endometrial lining. My age is 52 yrs n facing heavy irregular bleeding. What is the treatment?
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
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???
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
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
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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