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Doctor insights on: Thickening Of Womb Lining Post Menopause

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I am peri menopausal, with pain and bloating, unusual bleeding and now a thickened lining of my womb....any ideas? 40 yr old

I am peri menopausal, with pain and bloating, unusual bleeding and now a thickened lining of my womb....any ideas? 40 yr old

Get checked out.: You should have a thorough workup to determine the exact cause of these problems and to be sure that there's nothing dangerous. Full history, physical exam, ultrasound and possibly biopsy may be needed. The results of this work up will help determine the best treatment options for you. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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I have been told I have fluid in the lining of the womb and I have something like endometriosis but it's outside the womb Im through menopause ?

I have been told I have fluid in the lining of the womb and I have something like endometriosis but it's outside the womb Im through menopause ?

Concerning: Fluid in the uterine cavity is normal in younger women but after menopause it is concerning for cancer. You need to see a gynecologist for evaluation and you may need an endometrial biopsy. The tissue outside the uterus is also something that needs further evaluation, Please see a gynecologist soon. ...Read more

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How is a thin womb lining thickened ???

How is a thin womb lining thickened ???

Womb lining thickene: LebogangM ~ usually under the influence of hormones. Estrogen thickens, progesterone in the 2nd 1/2 of the cycle makes it mature and allows breakdown. Pregnancy and infection and neoplastic conditions are some others. Do not worry about this. All you should be doing is seeing the OBGYN once a year for an exam and a PAP smear and he will advise if any problems.thx ...Read more

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I have been told I have a thickened womb lining 22mm on day 25 of cycle can you get pregnant if your lining is this thick?

I have been told I have a thickened womb lining 22mm on day 25 of cycle can you get pregnant if your lining is this thick?

Difficult to get pre: It depends on the cause of the thickened endometrial lining also called endometrial hyperplasia, there is diffuculty in getting pregnant and if you get pregnant, you may have difficulty carrying baby to term. Prescription hormones and fertility btreatment can increase your chance of conceiving discuss the options with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is treatment for thickened womb lining as i want to get pregnant?

What is treatment for thickened womb lining as i want to get pregnant?

Endometrial lining: The endometrial (womb) lining may be thicker in women with irregular periods or women taking medications for ovulation induction. If the lining is too thick, it may lower the chance for conceiving successfully. If your periods are irregular, you should see your provider to help to regulate your cycles or use medications to shed the lining before trying. ...Read more

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Spotting and thick uterus lining after menopause, is it danger?

Spotting and thick uterus lining after menopause, is it danger?

Requires attention: More often than not, when caught early, this situation is not cancer, but should be evaluated and treated asap. If cancer, and treated early can be cured. If not cancer, it will not go away or get better, and must be treated sooner or later anyway. Delay could lead to cancer. ...Read more

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Besides cancer, why would the uterus lining be thick after menopause?

Besides cancer, why would the uterus lining be thick after menopause?

Overgrowth or polyp: Women often experience an overgrowth of the lining of their uterus, the endometrium, called hyperplasia. The hyperplasia may be only simple, requiring only hormonal treatment, or complex, with atypia, which is more worrisome since it can be precancerous, best treated with hysterectomy. If the uterine lining's thickness was noted on an ultrasound, it may also be due to a polyp, usually benign. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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


Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more