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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?
Maybe: Your gynecologist will decide whether or not you need a d&c. This may be based the length of time that you have been bleeding with no improvement on norinyl. But obtaining your medical history and risks are important to the doctor to determine if a D&C is needed. Perhaps just more time on norinyl will work. Follow up with your gynecologist. ...Read more
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
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