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Slightly Thickened Endometrium
Recent ultrasound resulted to "slightly thickened endometrium". Im a more than a week delayed but with 4 negative hpt.?
If u had a US: What did your doc say ? U need a blood pt if u are preg it will be pos. ...Read more
I'm 12 wks pregnant. No heartbeat found. Ultrasound says slightly enlarged uterus with thickened endometrium 34 mm hyperechoic; no gestational sac see?
Whats the beta: A important part of the evaluation is assessment of your blood hormones to determine where you need to be in your pregnancy. An LMP can be misleading sometimes. If beta is > 2000, you should see something inside the uterus. This also helps rule out an ectopic pregnancy. See a doctor for this. This cannot be answered online . ...Read more
Many things can do i: The endometrium(lining of the uterus) is supposed to thicken every menstrual cycle and then shed off with menses if a pregnancy does not occur. Early pregnancy, incomplete shedding of the endometrium with a period, excessive overgrowth of the endometrium , and cancer can all cause "thickened" results on ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endometriosis: Although there is some variation in the sonographic appearance of endometriomas, the classic endometrioma is a homogenous, focal lesions with low level echogenic. They may be uni or multilocular, contain thin or thick septations and may contain wall nodules (a finding also found in ovarian neoplasms). If these mural nodules are hyperechoic, or thickened lining. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many Reasons: The endometrium is the lining of the uterus, and the lining is referred to as the endometrial stripe. Anything over 3-4mm is considered outside of the normal range. The obvious worry is endometrial cancer. But other things can cause this like certain medications and endometrial hyperplasia, which describes an abnormal and excessive overgrowth of cells in the inner lining. It needs to be monitored. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably nothing: If periods are persistently heavy, it may be reasonable to hysteroscope and check for polyps. ...Read more
After 3 months of medication my Endometrium lining still thicken it is 15mm. what is the right thing to do?
Endometrial lining: Usual dimension for endometrial lining is less than 10 mm. . Depending on the "medication", the lining can react to become "15 mm. thick" and still pose no immediate cause for alarm. There are conditions which would require a tissue sample, however, and you should consult your healthcare professional for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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