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Doctor insights on: Thickening Of The Lining Of The Uterus

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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What does thickening of outside of the uterus lining mean?

What does thickening of outside of the uterus lining mean?

Lining of uterus: When the lining of your uterus is thick it means that either you are in the last phase of your menstrual cycle or also it can be due to pregnancy. However, medical conditions of the uterus can also resemble a thick endometrium, like endometrial hyperplasia (pre -malginancy) endometrial polyps, or uterine fibroids. ...Read more

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Is thickening of the uterus lining cause for concern? I am 29 and had a child 1 year ago.

Is thickening of the uterus lining cause for concern? I am 29 and had a child 1 year ago.

Maybe: If you are having regular periods with no breakthrough bleeding, it is not likely to be a problem. But if you do not have regular monthly menses, the thickening could be an indication of endometrial hyperplasia, which can progress to endometrial cancer. ...Read more

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Reasons for thickened uterus lining only on top right confused with results?

Reasons for thickened uterus lining only on top right confused with results?

Possible polyp: If this was found on an ultrasound it could mean a polyp. A sonohysterogram or hysteroscopy can tell you more. Good luck. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes the uterus lining to thicken? I had my ovaries removed Nov. 2015 and now my uterus is measuring 5.6. I was told it needs to be 4.

What causes  the uterus lining to thicken?  I had my ovaries removed Nov. 2015 and now my uterus is measuring 5.6.  I was told it needs to be 4.

Endometrium: The lining is fed by estrogen. The lining may be thickening from estrogen pills, or from estrogen produced in your fat stores. Progesterone acts to keep the lining thin. If you are on estrogen, you should also be one progesterone. Hope this helps. DrG ...Read more

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When does the uterus lining stop thickening? Is it just after ovulation?

When does the uterus lining stop thickening? Is it just after ovulation?

Yes: The thickness of the endometrial lining is usually evaluated prior to ovulation when the lining is under the influence of estrogen. After ovulation and the secretion of Progesterone the thickness of the endometrial lining does not change significantly any more. ...Read more

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I have a 2mm lining after an ablation in 2005. Is there a way to thicken or "repair" my uterus?

I have a 2mm lining after an ablation in 2005. Is there a way to thicken or "repair" my uterus?

Endometrial ablation: The purpose of endometrial ablation is to help stop heavy bleeding by burning and thinning the endometrial lining of the uterus. A thin line on ultrasound is expected and desirable. Is there a reason why you want to thicken your lining? Do not try to get pregnant with the endometrial ablation because it may lead to a placenta accreta. ...Read more

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My doctor said I have an enlarged uterus and that the lining has thickened due to hormones and did not seem concerned but i am!?

My doctor said I have an enlarged uterus and that the lining has thickened due to hormones and did not seem concerned but i am!?

Depends: The lining of the uterus can change depending on where you are in your cycle. It will be at its thinnest right after your period and thickest right before. Did your doctor say why your uterus is enlarged? Fibroids which are benign muscle tumors can enlarge a uterus. Honestly call or make an appointment to speak with doctor. If you don't understand results don't be scared to have dr review. ...Read more