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Is a uterus thickened before a period?

Is a uterus thickened before a period?

No : The uterine lining may be thick, the uterus does not change at all. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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


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What are some causes of uterus thickening after menopause?

What are some causes of uterus thickening after menopause?

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

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What alternative can be used instead of tamoxiphen , ? Is that alternative med also cause uterus thickening. And cancer ?

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

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Nearly 10 weeks after miscarriage (curette suction) and three weeks ago us shown uterus 8mm no period can uterus thicken with no ovulation?

Nearly 10 weeks after miscarriage (curette suction) and three weeks ago us shown uterus 8mm no period can uterus thicken with no ovulation?

Yes: It can with some chronic estrogen stimulation or just lack of ovulation. That is a long time without a period for no reason so may be best to get a full evaluation and make sure there is no scar tissue that formed from the d;c. ...Read more

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I was given norethindrone for uterus thickening I took it for 10 days and period started 3 days after I stop taking it I have trerrible cramp.Normal?

I was given norethindrone for uterus thickening  I took it for 10 days and period started 3 days after I stop taking it I have trerrible cramp.Normal?

Possibly: If the uterine lining was extremely thick and there was lots of endometrial tissue then the withdrawal bleed could potentially cause a lot of cramping. ...Read more

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What could replace tamoxiphen in second 5 years after breast cancer? Tamoxiphen caused me ovarian cyst and uterus thickening . Thanks

What could replace tamoxiphen in second 5 years after breast cancer? Tamoxiphen caused me ovarian cyst and uterus thickening .   Thanks

Letrozole: Tamoxifen for 5 years followed by Letrozole would be an option. However, technically you are still premenopausal so not an option. Another treatment which is controversial is to have your ovaries removes. There is data on 10 years of tamoxifen now but you may not want to do this. The other option would be observation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hcg levels at 1350 pregnant how many weeks? No sac in ultrasound just uterus thickening.Ob thinks its a ectopic pregnancy.Is it possible?

Hcg levels at 1350 pregnant how many weeks? No sac in ultrasound just uterus thickening.Ob thinks its a ectopic pregnancy.Is it possible?

Possible: Yes, it is possible. If your HCG level rises to above 2000 and there is still no us evidence of an untrauterine pregnancy, then it is considered to be an 'ectopic until proven otherwise'. ...Read more