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40yr,not preg female. Pelvic ultrasound; thickened endometrium meas1.9cm. Right corpus luteal cyst in adnexa meas. 2.3cm what does this mean?

40yr,not preg female. Pelvic ultrasound; thickened endometrium meas1.9cm. Right corpus luteal cyst in adnexa meas. 2.3cm what does this mean?

Not unusual: It is not unusual to have cysts. Endometrium varies it's thickness depending on where you are in your monthly cycle. This may not be unusual for you. Without seeing the study, the findings could be endometrial hyperplasia or polyps. Others are still possible but you should talk to your doctor and ask for the explaination ...Read more

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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Ultrasound reports thickened endometrium with suspicious polyp at 1.8 x 1.9 x 1.1cm in the fundus, evidence of increased vascularity. Is this serious?

Ultrasound reports thickened endometrium with suspicious polyp at 1.8 x 1.9 x 1.1cm in the fundus, evidence of increased vascularity. Is this serious?

It can be: Most of the endometrial polyps i examine microscopically are benign, but some can be very serious. Please follow up with your doctor and heed their advice. ...Read more

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Ultrasound result normal sized anteverted uterus with thickened endometrium?

Ultrasound result normal sized anteverted uterus with thickened endometrium?

How thick?: What was the stage of your cycle? How thick was the endometrium? Are you having dysfunctional vaginal bleeding? You need to provide more info. Anteversion just means that the uterus is tipped forward and is not really significant. ...Read more

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My ultrasound state s heterogenous uterus consider diffuse myomitosis /adenomyosis. With mderate thickening endometrium 1.5cm is this cancerous?

My ultrasound state s heterogenous uterus consider diffuse myomitosis /adenomyosis. With mderate thickening endometrium 1.5cm is this cancerous?

Easy To Find Out: Adenomyosis (endometriosis interna) is simply endometrial glands that are in the muscle layer of the uterus. It can cause heavier, irreg bleeding & more painful menses (menometrorrhagia & dysmenorrhea). Your us may simply be reflecting this finding. However, abnormal bleeding can also signify endometrial hyperplasia (pre-cancerous) or worse and at a minimum a biopsy (emb) is recommended. Take care. ...Read more

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Ultrasound results = thickened heterogeneous endrometrium, 1.8cm. 3cm hemorrhagic cyst left ovary. Done 3 days prior to start of cycle. Concern?

Ultrasound results = thickened heterogeneous endrometrium, 1.8cm. 3cm hemorrhagic cyst left ovary. Done 3 days prior to start of cycle. Concern?

Not a concern: The endometrial thickness is fine as long as you are ovulating and not postmenopausal. The hemorrhagic cyst is also of no concern and does not require follow up. ...Read more

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I am 5 days late for my period. I got off BC 4 weeks ago. Sonogram showed thickened endometrium yesterday. HPT are negative. Could I be pregnant.

I am 5 days late for my period. I got off BC 4 weeks ago. Sonogram showed thickened endometrium yesterday. HPT are negative. Could I be pregnant.

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

Endometrium (Definition)

The endometrium is the area that lines the uterus. During the menstrual cycle this is the tissue that is sloughed off if ...Read more