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Thick Endometrial Lining Causes
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
Not really : The paragard iud is hormone free. It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no real effect on the endometrial lining. It does not thin it out like Mirena (levonorgestrel) but also does not thicken it either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Endometrial biopsy done because uterine lining 9mm thick. Benign, but Dr only able to get scant tissue sample. Why would that happen?
I have been bleeding for 1 month at times it is heavy. I was diagnosed with endometrial hyperplasia with 1.3cm thick uterine lining. How thick is 1.3?
Since ttc, I have started having pre-menstrual spotting for 3-4 days before actual period for 8 days. TTC for 8 months. Endometrial lining thick. ?
26 yr old female. Pelvic ultrasound 2 weeks post period showed endometrial lining 12mm thick. Previous ultrasound 15mm a month prior. Concerns?
If had endometrial biopsy w/ office hysteroscopy for thick lining path came back normal been on progesterone for 7 months could be cancer now?
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