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What is the side effect of progesterone treatment in a post-menopausal woman with endometrial thickness of 11mm?

What is the side effect of progesterone treatment in a post-menopausal woman with endometrial thickness of 11mm?

Need biopsy: A uterine lining, called "endometrial stripe" or "thickness", of 11 mm measured on ultrasound is not normal after menopause. Experts recommend biopsy for stripe >5 mm. Thickening can be sign of xs estrogen effect on uterus.Progesterone can reverse this & prevent uterine cancer. Side effects of Progesterone can be weight gain, mood swings , skin changes & unknown effects on breast health. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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I am 46 near to menopause my ultrasound of pelvis says that uterus is a bit bulky and endometrial thickness is 0.9cm on 10th day what does that mean?

I am 46 near to menopause my ultrasound of pelvis says that uterus is a bit bulky and endometrial thickness is 0.9cm on 10th day what does that mean?

Depends...: If you are still having periods, a 9 mm endometrial thickness is in the normal range. However, if you are not yet menopausal, this is equivocal but your endometrium may thin out over time. The uterus being bulky is not really specific - i would ask your doctor what that means. Maybe your uterus is "more robust" looking than expected for your age but i'm not sure without seeing the whole report. ...Read more

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What are common causes of post menopausal bleeding along with an endometrial stripe of 15.2.

When ever there: Is postmenopausal bleeding , it has to be taken seriously and your obgyn should be on board . There is a need for tissue diagnosis ( endometrial biopsy ) to exclude endometrial malignancy . By the way , the investigation should also include the vagina and the cervix as well. ...Read more

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Post menopause break through bleeding. Ultra sound .61 cm endometrial stripe. Heterogeneous uterus with 2 small fibroids. Is D and C necessary?

Post menopause break through bleeding. Ultra sound .61 cm endometrial stripe. Heterogeneous uterus with 2 small fibroids. Is D and C necessary?

Not always.: Anytime their is postmenopausal bleeding then an US evaluation of the uterine lining should be performed. If the endometrial stripe is more than 3-5 mm then an endometrial sample should be taken. This can usually be done in the office and does not require a D and C. Sometimes your doctor may want to insert a thin flexible camera into the uterus to further evaluate the lining. ...Read more

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Endometrial thickness of 14mm on day 8 of my cycle normal?

Endometrial thickness of 14mm on day 8 of my cycle normal?

Yes: It is in the normal range. If anything it is a little thick for that early but as long it it looks normal that is fine! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to ovulate when the endometrial thickness is 11.5mm?

Is it possible for you to ovulate when the endometrial thickness is 11.5mm?

Normal endometrium: 11.5 mm is good endometrial thickness at the time of ovulation. It does not mean you did or did not ovulate. ...Read more

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Is endometrial thickness 17.5mm to thick for day 15 just about to ovulate i thought 15mm was max?

Is endometrial thickness 17.5mm to thick for day 15 just about to ovulate i thought 15mm was max?

What did you doc: Say? Cause obviously you had the ultrasound and you doc should have discussed the results with you , that is the standard of care in the us, in the us anything over 10 mm is considered too thick. ...Read more

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Does ovaral G tablet regulate my 15 mm endometrial thickness .taking it for 42 days for prolong bleeding?

Does ovaral G tablet regulate my 15 mm endometrial  thickness .taking it for 42 days for prolong bleeding?

Birth control pill: It's a combined oral contraceptive meaning that it has an estrogen and a progestin in it.The progestin tells the lining to stop growing and get mature + the estrogen keeps it from growing so little that it bleeds because it gets raw.The lining bleeds of when your hormone levels drop on the reminder pills.In PCOS the estrogen also lowers the male hormones by increasing sex hormone binding globulin ...Read more

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One month post medical abortion TVS scan shows endometrial thickness of 3 MM and no RPOC. and Two months post abortion the endometriom shows RPOC.

One month post medical abortion TVS scan shows endometrial thickness of 3 MM and no RPOC. and Two months post abortion the endometriom shows RPOC.

Unclear: You did not ask a question so it is unclear what you are asking. If abnormal endometrial tissue is noted on a transvaginal sonogram then it should be investigated by hysteroscopy, D and C or at least an endometrial biopsy. Retained products of conception are certainly one possibility but that diagnosis can not be made exclusively by sonogram ...Read more