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Uterine Thickening Causes
What might cause a thickened uterine lining in a woman with premature ovarian failure vs. One in natural menopause?
Does endometriosis cause uterine endometrium to be thickened? Dr says no need to biopsy 17mm thickening measured a week after my period. I'm concerned
Depends: Some women taking hormonal replacement may have a thickened lining. Women who are diabetic, obese, may also have thickening. Polyps may appear as a thickened lining as can certain cancers. If the lining is thick a simple d&c, hysteroscopy (looking inside with a scope) will provide rapid answers. ...Read more
What alternative can be used instead of tamoxiphen , ? Is that alternative med also cause uterus thickening. And cancer ?
Change diet,herbs ;: There is no single natural alternative to tamoxifen but changes in diet, lifestyle and certain herbs may help you achieve the benefits of tamoxifen without the risks. See http://elynjacobs.Wordpress.Com/2012/01/15/natural-alternatives-to-tamoxifen/ for a well-written detailed discussion. ...Read more
Had TVU 3 days prior to period, showed 16mm endo thickening + bulky uterus. I have PCOS. Is endo thickening and bulky uterus cause for concern? I'm 33
Sono interpretation: Individualized interpretations of sonogram reports need to be done by a doctor who can interpret it within the clinical context of your patient history. The term bulky uterus is vague and requires clarification. An endometrial strip of 16 in a premenopausal women is not particularly concerning although in certain cases more evaluation is needed with an endometrial biopsy or sonohystogram ...Read more
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