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Thick Lining In Uterus
Thick endometrium: Thick endometrium can be due to pregnancy but also can mean you are in the last days of your menstrual cycle. Other conditions that have a thick endometrium are : endoemtrial hyperplasia or pre cancer, endometrial polyps or uterine fibroids. See your obgyn for follow up. ...Read more
Options : There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will be needed. ...Read more
Hi i m confused i did an ultra sound nd it resulted thick lining uterus i had sex after 8days if my period can I b pregnant?
Yes: What effect a myoma has on your ability to get pregnant depends on several factors, among them: 1) The size of the myoma and 2) where the myoma is in the uterus. A large myoma in the uterus can make it more difficult to get pregnant But I have seen many women with myomas successfully carry pregnancies to full term and have healthy babies. ...Read more
Requires attention: More often than not, when caught early, this situation is not cancer, but should be evaluated and treated asap. If cancer, and treated early can be cured. If not cancer, it will not go away or get better, and must be treated sooner or later anyway. Delay could lead to cancer. ...Read more
What does a thick uterus lining mean? I have had heavy long lasting periods with clots for my last 4 cycles. My gyno is having me do a saline injected
If your gyno: Is doing that then your gyno should have explained to you what a thick uterus lining means because that is why your gyno is doing that test so please call your gyno and make him or her explain why the test is being done and what to expect, personally i would do an in office hysteroscopy rather than that as u can see everything with your eyes thru the scope and can do a biopsy also. ...Read more
Just had an ultrasound shows fibroids, also 9.5 thick uterus lining. Can this be treated without surgery?
Yes: This depends on what symptoms the fibroids are causing. Besides surgery, fibroids may be treated by choking off blood supply with vessel embolization or ablation with ultrasound waves. You should consult a gyn & an interventional radiologist. 9.5 mm endometrium is considered abnormally thick for post-menopausal women. Gyn consult recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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