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Depends: Depending on when in your menstrual cycle the pelvic ultrasound was done, a 17 mm endometrium may or may not imply a serious issue, but it does warrant further investigation such as repeat ultrasound ( if one was done right before the period) or possible endometrial biopsy, if original ultrasound was done right after the cycle. Talk to your gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I'm bleeding for nearly. 15 days and a scan shows 15 mm thick endometrial is this cancer?
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
What do you suggest if i'm bleeding for nearly. 15 days and a scan shows 15 mm thick endometrial is this cancer?
May need biopsy: In a perimenopausal women with 15 consecutive days of bleeding and a thickened endometrial stripe, a possible cause could be endometrial hyperplasia (pre-cancer). The way to know for certain would be to have an endometrial biopsy. This would rule in / rule out hyperplasia and cancer. Please disucss your concerns with your doctor or provider and ask any questions that you have. Wishing you well. ...Read more
Post menopausal had D&C for 9mm thick endometrial lining. No malignancy. Is it very likely that the D&C will prevent lining from getting thick again?
What does a thick endometrial wall mean ..My doc said it looked like cheese with holes ..Thickness was 23mm?
Endometrium: I have never heard of an endometrial description like your doctor described to you, but i guess what he meant is that it is enlarged for some reason and might cause some abnormal bleedi g. ...Read more
I went from having incredibly heavy periods for several months to spotting instead of a period for 13 days. Ultrasound showed thick endometrial stripe?
Blood test : Rule out pregnancy, If negative LH, FSH, estradiol, progesterone, prolactin and thyroid blood testing to see if a hormonal problem is the culprit. A sonohysterogram, endometrial biopsy and a hysteroscopy to evaluate what is in the uterus may be needed. If biopsy is negative and no polyp, provera is given to bleed the thick lining. If hormone off birth control can be used to regularized cycle. ...Read more
2 CM thick endometrial lining 17 day of cycle with bulky uterus. Regular periods never unusual bleeding. Followup us at 9/10 cycle.Cancer?
Less likely: With regular periods your endometrial stripe would not likely indicate cancer, but 20 mm is unusually thick - esp. With regular periods. It most likely mean nothing, it could possibly represent endometrial hyperplasia. Your doctor can and should discuss this with you, he./she may recommend an endometrial biopsy. ...Read more
I have no period right now.i had a tvs ultrasound today.the doctor said normal sized uterus, thick endometrial stripe, normal ovaries and cervix.
Congratulations ! ?: Your transvaginal sonogram seems to be normal...depending on your age, parity, personal and family history , the medical indication for the tvs etc. If by "I have no period now" you mean you are postmenopausal or if you use estrogens, you may need a saline sonohysterogram or further evaluation by endometrial biopsy. Consult the gynecologist who knows you. ...Read more
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