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Why would part of my endometrial stripe be thin and part be thick (over 1cm)? This is 7 days after end of a abnormal 21 day period.

Why would part of my endometrial stripe be thin and part be thick (over 1cm)? This is 7 days after end of a abnormal 21 day period.

Uneven "lawn mowing": When the estrogen/progesterone sequencing is "out of phase" for whatever reason then the endometrium will be "disordered" just like a drunken landscaper mowing your yard or a tornado that has plowed through a corn field. Thus when the period starts only the part of the endometrium that is "tallest" will shed leaving the rest in place to begin to bleed again later. ...Read more

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What does it mean endometrial stripe is thin, 0.6cm &both ovaries are normal in size with thinly scattered follicle cysts less than 1.7cm?

What does it mean endometrial stripe is thin, 0.6cm &both ovaries are normal in size with thinly scattered follicle cysts less than 1.7cm?

Normal: That is a completely normal ultrasound report for your age. The uterine lining (endometrial stripe) is minimally thickened and the small cysts are immature eggs that will potentially mature and ovulate in the future. ...Read more

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Endometrial stripe meas 4.6mm and its thin endometrium with small gestational sac, is it normal for a 7 weeks pregnant?

Endometrial stripe meas 4.6mm and its thin endometrium with small gestational sac, is it normal for a 7 weeks pregnant?

Maybe: It is possible that your dates are a little off so the measurements could reflect a pregnancy of a slightly earlier gestational age. The important thing will be your next ultrasound which hopefully you can have done in 10-14 days. ...Read more

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Endometrial stripe thickness of 6.3. Normal?

Endometrial stripe thickness of 6.3. Normal?

Before/after menopau: After menopause, the stripe should be < 5 mm. Before menopause, it can be thickenr. ...Read more

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Is an endometrial stripe of 0.6cm thick normal?

Is an endometrial stripe of 0.6cm thick normal?

The thickness: Of the endometrium varies throughout a woman's cycle. It is thickest just before menstruation, but in general, anything under 1 cm is considered normal. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is a 0.7 CM endometrial stripe cause for concern?

Is a 0.7 CM endometrial stripe cause for concern?

Depends: If you were 59 that stripe would not be normal but at 49 it could be depending on where you are during your cycle if still having periods. If taking pills that stripe would be abnormal. Could indicate a polyp or build up of tissue if not having regular cycles. Would need to know why was this checked? If concerned could either biopsy or take Progesterone to thin out or check seral sonograms. ...Read more

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What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

Not reliable: This description is not very reliable. The endometrial stripe is helpful to describe in a menopausal women and has been studied related to fertility. It is normal in your age range for the endometrium to be thinner after a period (4mm) and then thicken thru the month until menstruation. Up to 20mm may be normal. If you are having problems with heavy or irregular bleeding, then have a biopsy. ...Read more

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My endometrial stripe is 5.7mm, what does this mean?

My endometrial stripe is 5.7mm, what does this mean?

Basically normal: The lining of the womb is the endometrium and depending upon when in the menstrual cycle that it was noted appears to be normal in length. ...Read more

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Endometrial stripe measures 1.2 CM is that good or bad?

Endometrial stripe measures 1.2 CM is that good or bad?

Menstrual Cycle: Depends- if you are regularly cycling and the stripe measured 1.2 cm near your period starting, it is normal. If the stripe was measured right after your period, it is thick. ...Read more

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Thickened endometrial stripe, what does it means? Thank you

Thickened endometrial stripe, what does it means? Thank you

Endometrium: The endometrium is internal lining of the uterus. It can be measured via sonogram. This is referred to the endometrial stripe. In premenopausal women this will vary depending on where you are in the menstrual cycle. Some causes of a thick endometrium include endometrial polyps and uterine fibroids. ...Read more

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What happens when the endometrial stripe thickens? Measurement is 1.3cm. Is this normal?

What happens when the endometrial stripe thickens? Measurement is 1.3cm. Is this normal?

It can be thick: Just from building up too much secretory or proliferative endometrium, but it could be abnormal tissue, often times if the ultrasound was done right before your period and at your age your doc may want to repeat the us the first part of your cycle and if the lining measures less than 1.0cm that is normal, if it measures 1.3 then u need an in office hysteroscopy and bx to sample the tissue. ...Read more

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Helo. It is normal when my endometrial stripe has a thickness of 1.5 cm. I'm 26 years old.

Helo. It is normal when my endometrial stripe has a thickness of 1.5 cm. I'm 26 years old.

Can be: Normally we don't measure the endometrial stripe in young women in their 20's as it will vary depending on when you are in the menstrual cycle. Discuss with your obgyn who knows your history if your sonogram was normal ...Read more

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Is a 9mm endometrial stripe normal in a premenopausal woman?

Is a 9mm endometrial stripe normal in a premenopausal woman?

Yes: In a premenopausal woman 9mm stripe is normal. That measurement varies throughout the cycle. Can be more than that. ...Read more

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What does the endometrial stripe is markedly thickened measuring 24mm mean? Within the endometrial stripe there is an ill-defined hypoechoic area

What does the endometrial stripe is markedly thickened measuring 24mm mean? Within the endometrial stripe there is an ill-defined hypoechoic area

A few things: In a 24 year old it may simply reflect you being late in your menstrual cycle. It could represent overgrowth of tissue. It could represent an endometrial polyp or small uterine fibroid. Your doctor who knows your specific clinical history can likely analyze the result for you in more detail. ...Read more

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Endometrial stripe measures 7mm, am I pregnant?

Endometrial stripe measures 7mm, am I pregnant?

Endometrial stripe: There's no evidence based on that measurement that you are pregnant.
You start to see a sac start to develop in the uterus with early pregnacy. Its possible, however that you could just be pregnant and that it hasn't shown up yet. If any question, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more