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Treatment for: 2.9x3.8cm cyst in l ovary (hemorrhagic); 1.9x1.7cm cyst in r ovary; slightly thickened endometrial strip & 3 fibroids up to 2.4cm?

Treatment for: 2.9x3.8cm cyst in l ovary (hemorrhagic); 1.9x1.7cm cyst in r ovary; slightly thickened endometrial strip & 3 fibroids up to 2.4cm?

What are your sympto: Treatment will be determined by your symptoms. If you are having severe pain with menses or intercourse and heavy bleeding you may need laparoscopy. If not observation and follow up ultrasound may be the course of treatment. ...Read more

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Abnormally slightly thickened endometrial stripe (18mm) Still have periods. 27 years old. Could this be cancer? Im having trouble conceiving.

Abnormally slightly thickened endometrial stripe (18mm) Still have periods. 27 years old. Could this be cancer? Im having trouble conceiving.

No: You are young and unlikely to have endometrial cancer. Unless you have a hereditary cancer condition, you don't need to worry. The thickness isn't extreme. Talk to your Gyn or set up a consult if you like to discuss this further ...Read more

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What does it mean normal size of uterus with thickened endometrial stripe? No evidence of intrauterine pregnancy. Is it possible to get pregnant?

What does it mean normal size of uterus with  thickened endometrial stripe? No evidence of intrauterine pregnancy. Is it possible to get pregnant?

US results: The size of the stripe, or the thickness of the endometrium, can be an indicator of endometrial abnormality, although this must be considered along with other signs or symptoms a woman may be experiencing. This in and of itself does not make pregnancy impossible. ...Read more

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Treatment for thickened endometrial lining. If adjust HRT to increase progesterone, how likely are side effects hair loss, weight gain & depression?

Treatment for thickened endometrial lining. If adjust HRT to increase progesterone, how likely are side effects hair loss, weight gain & depression?

Progesterone use: Progesterone is required to oppose the estrogen in Estrogen Replacement Therapy(ERT). the number one problem when it is not used by Rx is the one you already have had-thickening of the endometrium which can lead to endometrial cancer. Often it is used for just a few days of the HRT regimen and the side effects you mentioned are often minimal to non-existent in those circumstances. ...Read more

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My daughter is 11 years with thickening of endometrial lining measuring 16mm. Is it normal.her lmp was on 28/7/16?

My daughter is 11 years with thickening of endometrial lining measuring 16mm. Is it normal.her lmp was on 28/7/16?

Yes: Early in puberty the cycles are dominated by estrogen which stimulates endometrial buildup. Egg release is not consistent in the first year, but is followed by progesterone formation that triggers the cycle when conception does not occur.If no egg release occurs, a longer interval is expected but a heavier cycle would eventually occur.Up to 90 days is noted between cycles in normal young women. ...Read more

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Im taking red clover to thicken my endometrial lining, which has worked. now I've been prescribed clomid (clomiphene). Can I take them together?

Im taking red clover to thicken my endometrial lining, which has worked. now I've been prescribed clomid (clomiphene). Can I take them together?

Fertility doc: Fertility specialists are usually quite particular in the ay they want their patients to take medication. Confirm that the herbal treatment is a recommended part of the treatment plan before self medicating. Work with your specialist and follow the directions given to optimize your chance of success. ...Read more

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Thickened lining, Endometrial biopsy was benign but scant tissue sample. Dr says repeat biopsy in 30 days or do D & C & hysterscopy. How do I decide?

Thickened lining, Endometrial biopsy was benign but scant tissue sample. Dr says repeat biopsy in 30 days or do D & C & hysterscopy. How do I decide?

Discuss with doctor: This decision will need to be made by you and your doctor together. The sonogram should be reviewed to determine the thickness and appearance of the endometrial lining. If there are concerns that adequate sampling was not obtained by biopsy then direct visualization by Hysteroscopy may be warranted. ...Read more

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How painful is recovery from a hysterescopy and full D & C for endometrial thickening & How much time off work?

Postop usually short: Hysteroscopy, D and C is usually a simple ambulatory procedure which usually causes little to minimal postop pelvic discomfort (often requiring no analgesics or only a few tablets of nonsteroidal meds like Advil, Motrin, Anaprox (naproxen) or Naproxen... for the first 12 to 24 hours). Most healthy women can return to their normal routines within 1 or 2 days. Many can do so much sooner. ...Read more

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TVUS: thickening of the endometrial stripe at 1.7cm 1 month ago. Found out I'm now pregnant. What concerns should I have?

TVUS: thickening of the endometrial stripe at 1.7cm 1 month ago. Found out I'm now pregnant. What concerns should I have?

None: At this point none. Can be re-evaluated at the completion of your pregnancy. Congratulations on the pregnancy. Hope it goes well for you. Best of luck. Hope this was helpful. Dr R ...Read more