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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?

Yes: In young women the endometrial thickness is a variable amount and depends on where you were in your monthly cycle . It is variable but 0.6 mm is a normal value ...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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