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Suboptimal Visualization Of The Endometrium
Only in postmenopaus: The endometrium is the lining of the uterus, and it 'proliferates' during the 1st 1/2 of the menstrual cycle under the influence of the estrogen that a woman's body produces in the ovaries. It's a normal state of being for the lining during the 1st half of the cycle. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more
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 more
Depends: Basically depends on why your physician did the biopsy. ...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 more
Maybe: Hematometra is a collection of blood in the uterine cavity that would make the endometrium appear irregular on ultrasound. If the blood will not pass, treatment such as hysteroscopy with D&C may be warranted to "clean out" the cavity and ascertain the cause of the hematometra if possible. ...Read more
What did your gyn sa: Say? Find it hard to imagine that your gyn would tell u those results and not explain what it means as that is your gyn's responsibilty, it means u do not have any infection, or pre-cancer or cancer of the endometrium, can be seen with normal cycles in the 1st half or with people who are not regular and do not ovulate, please discuss with your gyn as your gyn should have a treatment plan for u. ...Read more
Symptoms?: I assume this was a result of an endometrial biopsy done for heavy or irregular bleeding. Should be easily regulated with hormones such as low dose birth control pills. Also may be associated with hormone imbalance due to obesity, etc, in which case improved diet and weight loss may help. Feel sure your doctor will discuss this with you. ...Read more
Probably nothing: If periods are persistently heavy, it may be reasonable to hysteroscope and check for polyps. ...Read more
No! Only consider if: Tumor or uncontrolled bleeding. Thickening is a result of ongoing estrogen stimulation, in preparation for pregnancy, implantation ; blood supply to support placenta. 17 mm is quite thick; a few courses of bc pills can suppress if judged appropriate. Best to seek out and work with someone worthy of your trust. Docs paid for d;c, poorly for better assistance, buyer beware, as always. ...Read more
It depends on where you are in your cycle. It does sound pretty thick, though. If you are having an
abnormal bleeding, you may need further evaluation. ...Read more
Does it happenn that the endometrium thickness is in limits 7 mmand still there is RPOC which is undetected?
Possible: Anything is possible. Very small amounts of retained products of conception would not cause a dramatic increase in endometrial thickness. The larger the amount of retained tissue the thicker the lining would appear ...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 more
What are the odds of endometrium regenerating after the Novasure procedure? I haven't had a cycle in 13 months.
How much time it will take for endometrium to become thick nd normal naturally? Mine was 5mm on 12th day of my cycle.
I'm 32, just did tvu and showed 11mm thick endometrium. Day 13 of my cycle, average cycle last 27 days. Is this normal?
My wife aged 40 years had hysteroscopy and d&c. The report is as follows: sp1 endometrium is in early secretory phase?
After AUB for three weeks had sono. Showed 1.3 cm endometrium three days after cycle ended. What does this mean? Had biopsy done.
Anovulation: The endometrial stripe should measure up to 8 or 10 mm in the normal cycle and would be thin right after a period. Your bleeding was likely due to the overgrown endometrium noted on the sonogram. The sono should have also shown the condition of your ovaries which could explain the thickened endometrium. Talk to your doctor about your bleeding and the sono findings as well as the biopsy results. ...Read more
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