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Doctor insights on: Thick Uterine Lining After Period

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Sometimes, women pass thick uterine lining in period. After having progestin, why did I pass one? Progestin should prevent it from thickening, right?

Sometimes, women pass thick uterine lining in period. After having progestin, why did I pass one? Progestin should prevent it from thickening, right?

Withdrawal bleeding: Yes Progesterone counters Estrogens effect to grow the lining but when Progesterone is stopped you will clean the lining more completely. Be careful to take Progesterone under mds supervision. A pill will give you better cycle control and birth control. ...Read more

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Uterine lining thick before period?

Uterine lining thick before period?

Endometrium: The normal menstrual cycle is associated with an increasing thick lining prior to your period. You have a period because this lining sloughs off in a cyclic fashion each month. ...Read more

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Hi there, so if your uterine lining is thick, it doesn't really mean, you have cancer, right? Could be just hiperplasia? I took prometrium for 10 days and the 11th was the first day of my period, but today, the 24th, after I thought it stopped on the 17th

Hi there, so if your uterine lining is thick, it doesn't really mean, you have cancer, right? Could be just hiperplasia? I took prometrium for 10 days and the 11th was the first day of my period, but today, the 24th, after I thought it stopped on the 17th

Hyperplasia.: Endometrial thickening means exactly what it says-- the lining of your uterus is thick. It does not mean you have cancer! At 38, that's very unlikely. Taking estrogen or having high estrogen levels can increase endometrial thickness and lead to cancer, but usually in women over age 60. Take a deep breath! ...Read more

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What's the difference between passing clots and thick lining of uterus during period every hour?

What's the difference between passing clots and thick lining of uterus during period every hour?

Options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) 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

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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

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

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I just had an ultrasound and was told I have a thick uterus lining. What does that mean? I been having irregular periods and some pelvic pain.

I just had an ultrasound and was told I have a thick uterus lining. What does that mean? I been having irregular periods and some pelvic pain.

Nonspecific: It could mean you are close to your period or that the lining has not been fully shed with your periods. Certain medications can cause this as well as various abnormal growths. It really needs to be evaluated in the context of your particular situation. ...Read more

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I understand that during your period, the uterine lining sheds. I check every month and noticed this month it didn't come out. What could that mean?

I understand that during your period, the uterine lining sheds. I check every month and noticed this month it didn't come out. What could that mean?

Lining of the uterus: When a woman has a regular period the lining of the uterus always sheds, whether her normal periods are light and short or long and heavy. Some women see just blood with their period, others see what looks like tissue or blood clots. Either way, if it is a normal period for her, she shed the lining of the uterus. Bleeding that is abnormal may not be shedding the lining. ...Read more

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What should lining be in mm right after period?

What should lining be in mm right after period?

5 - 7 mm: Endometrial thickness after menses during the early "proliferative" phase, i.e., before ovulation is 5 - 7 mm. ...Read more

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My endometrium lining is 4.2mm at 5 days after period, is this normal?

My endometrium lining is 4.2mm at 5 days after period, is this normal?

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

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What is a normal uterine lining thickness before my period?

What is a normal uterine lining thickness before my period?

Average is 10.5-11: Mm in mid-luteal phase and one of the studies showed that it does not influenced by whether there was a pregnancy or not after that cycle. If there is no specific complaint or problem, numbers can deviate and it can still be normal. ...Read more

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How long does it take the body to shed 11mm of uterine lining? I missed 1 period now have been bleeding for past 4 weeks and still have 11mm left

How long does it take the body to shed 11mm of uterine lining? I missed 1 period now have been bleeding for past 4 weeks and still have 11mm left

May not: Bleeding for four weeks and still having a thick lining may require some medication like Progesterone in order to shed the remainder of the lining. You may not have ovulated that cycle therefore no Progesterone was made. ...Read more

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Is it normal to shed a clump of uterine lining that looks like an anatomy dissection with your period?

Is it normal to shed a clump of uterine lining that looks like an anatomy dissection with your period?

Yes: It is quite normal, but still you can do a pregnancy test to make sure no miscarriage ...Read more

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Haven't had period since baby was born 7 months ago -- pelvic u/s showed 4 mm uterine lining. I'm nursing. Dr said this was totally normal?

Haven't had period since baby was born 7 months ago -- pelvic u/s showed 4 mm uterine lining. I'm nursing. Dr said this was totally normal?

Yes: If u are breast feeding u may not get a cycle until u cut down to 1-2 times per day, your doc is right and he or she did the right thing to do an ultraosund. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 5 weeks ago. Started pill same day as unprotected sex. Period started on time, had clots that looked like uterine lining. Normal?

Unprotected sex 5 weeks ago. Started pill same day as unprotected sex. Period started on time, had clots that looked like uterine lining. Normal?

Not pregnant: If you had unprotected sex and had a period after, then you may have gotten lucky because you did not ovulate during the time you had sex. Your first period after starting pills, if they delayed your period, can lead to more bleeding than usual that can lead to clots, so this could be totally normal. Keep taking those pills daily to avoid pregnancy. ...Read more

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I've had an IUD for 2 months and I've been on my period 4 days now I'm passing huge clots. Is this normal? I thought iuds thinned the uterine lining

I've had an IUD for 2 months and I've been on my period 4 days now I'm passing huge clots. Is this normal? I thought iuds thinned the uterine lining

Normally: It takes a few months for an iud to lighten periods assuming you are using a Progesterone iud like mirena (levonorgestrel). You can always schedule a visit and have your doctor confirm the iud is in the correct location. ...Read more