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Doctor insights on: Shedding Uterine Lining

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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Is withdrawal bleeding from Plan B shedding of uterine lining?

Is withdrawal bleeding from Plan B shedding of uterine lining?

Yes: Shedding of uterine lining is what happens with your menses and in the case of plan b, assuming it worked, that would be the result as well. However, Plan B doesn't always work. Consider check a pregnancy test about 2 weeks after Plan B use. ...Read more

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How long does it take the body to shed 11mm of uterine lining? I missed 1 period now have been bleeding for past 4 weeks and still have 11mm left

How long does it take the body to shed 11mm of uterine lining? I missed 1 period now have been bleeding for past 4 weeks and still have 11mm left

May not: Bleeding for four weeks and still having a thick lining may require some medication like Progesterone in order to shed the remainder of the lining. You may not have ovulated that cycle therefore no Progesterone was made. ...Read more

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I am shedding clumps of uterine lining but not bleeding. I have been experiencing pms symptoms the past week. I Have Jaydess/skyla iud.?

I am shedding clumps of uterine lining but not bleeding. I have been experiencing pms symptoms the past week. I Have Jaydess/skyla iud.?

Sometimes one does: See more decidual (lining) tissue than blood in a menstrual period...rarely the whole uterine lining will be passed in one piece...a decidual cast. This will usually be an isolated event, and the next period will have the usual lining mixed with blood. The Skyla IUD is associated with lighter periods as well. If persists/more questions, return to your Doc. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Is it normal to shed a clump of uterine lining that looks like an anatomy dissection with your period?

Is it normal to shed a clump of uterine lining that looks like an anatomy dissection with your period?

Yes: It is quite normal, but still you can do a pregnancy test to make sure no miscarriage ...Read more

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When the uterine lining sheds, can it leave a scar?

When the uterine lining sheds, can it leave a scar?

No scar: The uterine lining, the endometrium, gets thicker during the first half of the menstrual cycle such as to provide a cushion for a fertilized egg to implant. When there is no fertilized egg implanting, the uterus with contractions (cramps) loosens and sheds the inner lining, making clots appear in menstrual blood. This process is not associated with scarring. ...Read more

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I understand that during your period, the uterine lining sheds. I check every month and noticed this month it didn't come out. What could that mean?

I understand that during your period, the uterine lining sheds. I check every month and noticed this month it didn't come out. What could that mean?

Lining of the uterus: When a woman has a regular period the lining of the uterus always sheds, whether her normal periods are light and short or long and heavy. Some women see just blood with their period, others see what looks like tissue or blood clots. Either way, if it is a normal period for her, she shed the lining of the uterus. Bleeding that is abnormal may not be shedding the lining. ...Read more

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1 week after Plan B use, my uterine lining shedded...could I consider this early period and not pregnant?

1 week after Plan B use, my uterine lining shedded...could I consider this early period and not pregnant?

Uncertain: Potential side effects w emergency contraception includes menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How can you shed less uterus linings?

How can you shed less uterus linings?

If I understand: If I understand what you are saying, you're asking how to make a period lighter by having less uterine lining to shed? If that's your question, the answer is, you should consider oral contraceptives or birth control pill. The pill tends to make women's periods lighter and shorter. ...Read more

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What is the reason for the uterus not shedding the lining?

What is the reason for the uterus not shedding the lining?

Hormones: At 41, your hormones change and you are not sending the same signals as when you were younger, make sure that the lining is not building up and getting thick. Your gyn can evaluate this with an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Uterus lining didn't shed this month, could I be pregnant?

Uterus lining didn't shed this month, could I be pregnant?

Please check a preg: Test, if negative then can be form other causes. Please see your gyn ...Read more

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Endometriosis can make you shed lining on places other than your uterus. So if you're pregnant could you still bleed that 1st month because of this?

Endometriosis can make you shed lining on places other than your uterus. So if you're pregnant could you still bleed that 1st month because of this?

No: When you are pregnant your hormones are very high which begins to suppress endometriosis. The glands of endometriosis around the body do not actually bleed they just become activated. ...Read more

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My uterus lining is shedding but I am not bleeding. I am sexually active and am wondering if there is a possibility that I am pregnant?

My uterus lining is shedding but I am not bleeding. I am sexually active and am wondering if there is a possibility that I am pregnant?

Uterine shedding: I'm not at all sure what you mean by thinking your uterine lining is shedding but no bleeding - this is really not possible. If your'e having some type of vaginal discharge without blood, it is not your lining. You need to see your OB/GYN to determine true source of the discharge to make sure some other form of treatment is not needed. And if you are sexually active, pregnancy is always possible ...Read more

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My uterus lining is shedding but I'm bleeding a very very small amount, mostly brownish. After 3 days it has stopped. I am sexually active, pregnant?

My uterus lining is shedding but I'm bleeding a very very small amount, mostly brownish. After 3 days it has stopped. I am sexually active, pregnant?

Check preg test: First check a urine pregnancy. If negative sounds like old bloid. Just be ostient abscess if you'd period starts or nay have to wait a while ...Read more