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Uterus Lining Coming Out
If I understand: If I understand what you are saying, you're asking how to make a period lighter by having less uterine lining to shed? If that's your question, the answer is, you should consider oral contraceptives or birth control pill. The pill tends to make women's periods lighter and shorter. ...Read more
What did your doc: Say? Your doc should have explained all 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
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
I have had what looks like my lining of my uterus come out but I haven't bled just spotted two days before but only for that day. Why could that be?
Maybe polyp? period?: First of all, be sure you were not pregnant. But if that is neg, then you likely shed a polyp. Sometimes the whole uterine lining sheds (called a cast.) but unclear why that would happen just at that time. Unclear if you were due for your period. Bottom line is if recurrent abnl bleeding happens (like more than 7 days or more than 3 heavy), then see your gyno to evaluate. ...Read more
Hormones: At 41, your hormones change and you are not sending the same signals as when you were younger, make sure that the lining is not building up and getting thick. Your gyn can evaluate this with an ultrasound. ...Read more
Unopposed estrogen: Estrogens build up the inner lining, progesterone from ovulation then transforms the inner lining into a cushion for a fertilized egg. When there is no ovulation and hence no progesterone, the inner lining keeps growing. Eventually, the uterus starts shedding some inner lining, builds new/more lining up in other places, and the vicious cycle continues. ...Read more
Endometrium is very crucial for the female reproductive cycle. In a post menopausal female with irregular bleeding with thickness of >5mm, an evaluation is required with endometrial biopsy orD &C.
In your case, 43 yo with about 3cm endometrial thickness which seems quit enlarged. Ensure that pregnancy test is done after which is negative, an endometrial biopsy or hysteroscopy/D&C need to be done ...Read more
US reading: Assuming this was from a 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
Unclear: A uterine lining grows by less than a millimeter a day during one's follicular phase of the cycle (the first 7-14 days). Not perceptible to the naked eye even if you had an ultrasound every day. Follicles grow on average anywhere from 1-3mm in 24 hours. ...Read more
How can you tell when the lining of the uterus is shedding? And can you conceive during this time?
Can you tell me where does the bleeding come from if it is not the lining of the uterus sloughing off?
Is it normal to have a thickened uterus lining of 20mm one month after a surgical termination. Or should it be back to normal by then?
Depends: It depends on where you are in your cycle. This can be absolutely normal at some stages of the cycle. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Uterus measures 4.1 x 5.4 x 8.7 is this enlarged? Is endometrium the same thing as the uterus? Lining-19mm US says endometrium is enlarged/heterogeneo
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
Thick endometrium: Thick endometrium can be due to pregnancy but also can mean you are in the last days of your menstrual cycle. Other conditions that have a thick endometrium are : endoemtrial hyperplasia or pre cancer, endometrial polyps or uterine fibroids. See your obgyn for follow up. ...Read more
See details: If you are asking if it works to stop implantation then the answer is yes. ...Read more
Please check a preg: Test, if negative then can be form other causes. Please see your gyn ...Read more
OB monitoring: If you are now pregnant, your OB-GYN will monitor the thickness of the endometrial lining with periodic ultrasound measurements- this may be normal for you; however, it should be checked regularly. ...Read more
Pregnancy: If you are pregnant the lining of the uterus should not be thin. It would look enlarged on early ultrasound ...Read more