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Thick Endometrium Lining
My doctor said I have a really thick endometrium lining. What does this mean? I just had my second pelvic ultrasound today.
Hyperplasia: The concern would be that there is endometrial hyperplasia which may indicate some increased risk of endometrial carcinoma. Depending on your symptoms and the appearance of the thickening an endometrial biopsy may be suggested. Actual statistical risk is fairly low but statistics are applicable to groups, not so much to individuals. ...Read more
My endometrium lining is thick, still bleeding now for like 1 month now. Currently taking norinyl. Is d & c a good move?
I went to dr last night they did a sonogram said my endometrium lining was thick first day of my last period was November 20 ?
Is 10mm endometrium lining too thick? Last period was 35 days ago, nursing my son. Still no sign of period. Can breastfeeding do this?
Endometrium on u/s 9mm 6 days ago, on and off fertile mucus, nursing 9 month old son, negative pregnant test. Still no period, why? Why is lining thick?
I have been told by my ob gyn that my endometrium lining is thick and that is why my bleeding lasts for so long (20+ days). Last month I was given provera (for 15 days) to stop the bleeding which it did, but after 15 days my bleeding started again so heav
IUD, Mirena (levonorgestrel)?: You may be one of those women who always builds up a thick lining. A perfect medication would be the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud as it has a tiny amount of Progesterone that's released over a long period of time, thus thinning the lining of women who use it. It's like provera, only local and much smaller amounts. Some women even have their period disappear because their lining's so thin. ...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
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
Yes : In postmenopausal women an endometrial thickness less than 5 is normal. At your age of 29 an endometrial thickness is not particularly relevant. It will thicken as you go through the month and then thin out after the menstrual cycle. Unless you are going through ivf treatments or it is being measured for some other specific reason it is not clinically relevant. ...Read more
Confused?: Are you planning to get pregnant? If not a lining thickness of 8 may not be a problem. It all depends on your cycle length. ...Read more
What is the acceptable range for endometrium lining before and after menopause for 50 yrs Asian women? If within range, is biopsy required for my age?
Uterus measures 4.1 x 5.4 x 8.7 is this enlarged? is endometrium the same thing as the uterus? Lining-19mm US says endometrium is enlarged/heterogeneo
No: There is no evidence that this will do that ...Read more
Yes: That is a normal measurement.Get a more detailed answer ›
7.8mm lining cd 15 small amount of free fluid inside endometrium cavity? I had a 17mm follicle on cd10 which is now smaller cd15 i10mm did I ovulate?
Maybe: If you have regular cycles you probably did. You can check a midluteal progesterone to confirm. Your cyst will collapse after ovulation and change to a corpus luteum cyst which has a distinctly different appearance. Day 15 might not have that appearance yet but will show some collapse. ...Read more
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