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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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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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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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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

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Do i need treatment now, no symptoms, 1 yr ago endometrial lining thickened to 39 mm, uterus enlarged to 13 weeks size with lots of small fibroid?

Do i need treatment now, no symptoms, 1 yr ago endometrial lining thickened to 39 mm, uterus enlarged to 13 weeks size with lots of small fibroid?

Maybe: If had a biopsy a year ago and your doctor ruled out cancer as cause of your thickened lining, and you're not having any irregular bleeding, then you might be okay. An endometrial biopsy is only good for 1 year, so it may be time to discuss any uterine conditions with your doctor again. Lots of small fibroids often do not need to be operated on, especially close to menopause. Call dr for appt. ...Read more

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Why might someone have lining of the uterus is thick?

Why might someone have lining of the uterus is thick?

What did your doc: Say? Your doc should have explained all of the possible causes to you, could be from too much estrogen building up benign tissue, could be form intrauterine polyps or fibroids, could be from pre-cancer- hyperplasia or endometrial cancer if you were my pt i would do an in office hysteroscopy and biopsy to r/o anything bad and then i can rec txmnent, hopefully your doc does this in the office. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the lining of the uterus is thick but your not bleeding?

What does it mean when the lining of the uterus is thick but your not bleeding?

US reading: Assuming this was from an US reading, it simply means that your uterus was measured and found to be in the "thick" classification category. As long as you are getting regular routine evaluations with your GYN dr. and getting your normal screening test done, and have no symptoms, AND assuring your GYN knows the report of the US, and is following you...then you should be fine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me where does the bleeding come from if it is not the lining of the uterus sloughing off?

Can you tell me where does the bleeding come from if it is not the lining of the uterus sloughing off?

You are right !: The lining of the uterus known as endometrium builds up every cycle as a thin lining insiode the uterine cavity. When it sheds, the uterine wall bleeds. This is the period. ...Read more

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How lining of the uterus cause infertility?

Implantation: The uterine lining can potentially be too thick or too thin to allow embryos to adequately implant. At times there may be pathologic abnormalities such as polyps or fibroids present. In addition scar tissue can exist between the front and the back of the uterine wall to prevent implantation. ...Read more

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How does the implanon change the lining of the uterus? How long after will i be able to have kids?

Use protection: Implanon protects against pregnancy, but not stds so use protection if that is a concern. The drug hormone released makes the uterine lining less friendly for a fertilized egg to implant. The Implanon website is a good one. Read it for further information, but it states you can conceive during the first week after Implanon is removed. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to the lining of the uterus when you skip a period?

Dpends: If you ovulated and don't bleed, your lining will get thicker. If you did not ovulate, your lining may not be thicker. Be prepared for your next period to be heavier. If you are late for your period, you might be pregnant. Home tests are very accurate, . ...Read more

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What is it called when they cut the lining of the uterus and why do they do it? Will you still have a period if it gets cut off?

What is it called when they cut the lining of the uterus and why do they do it? Will you still have a period if it gets cut off?

Curettage: Scraping out the lining of the uterus is called curettage. It comes from the french word curage, meaning to clean out. The procedure is commonly called a d ; c. It can be done after a miscarriage to be sure no tissue remains, or sometimes to obtain tissue for examination, e.g., if there may be concern for cancer. The procedure will not stop you from having periods. ...Read more