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What does a thick uterus lining mean? I have had heavy long lasting periods with clots for my last 4 cycles. My gyno is having me do a saline injected

What does a thick uterus lining mean? I have had heavy long lasting periods with clots for my last 4 cycles. My gyno is having me do a saline injected

If your gyno: Is doing that then your gyno should have explained to you what a thick uterus lining means because that is why your gyno is doing that test so please call your gyno and make him or her explain why the test is being done and what to expect, personally i would do an in office hysteroscopy rather than that as u can see everything with your eyes thru the scope and can do a biopsy also. ...Read more

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


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I just had an ultrasound and was told i have a thick uterus lining. What does that mean? I been having irregular periods and some pelvic pain.

I just had an ultrasound and was told i have a thick uterus lining. What does that mean? I been having irregular periods and some pelvic pain.

Nonspecific: It could mean you are close to your period or that the lining has not been fully shed with your periods. Certain medications can cause this as well as various abnormal growths. It really needs to be evaluated in the context of your particular situation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the lining of the uterus is thick but your not bleeding?

What does it mean when the lining of the uterus is thick but your not bleeding?

US reading: Assuming this was from an 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

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Does a thick lining on uterus mean pregnant?

Does a thick lining on uterus mean pregnant?

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

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My doctor said that I have a thick lining in my uterus what does this mean?

My doctor said that I have a thick lining in my uterus what does this mean?

Many possibile cause: Usually seen on ultrasound and is a reason to be observed and -especially if associated with abnormal bleeding-have an endometrial sampling (biopsy) done in the office. ...Read more

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Why might someone have lining of the uterus is thick?

Why might someone have lining of the uterus is thick?

What did your doc: Say? Your doc should have explained all of 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

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What does thickening of outside of the uterus lining mean?

What does thickening of outside of the uterus lining mean?

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

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Should I be worried about cancer at this point? My Dr. say the uterus lining is too thick. Is this true?

Should I be worried about cancer at this point? My Dr. say the uterus lining is too thick. Is this true?

Endometrial growth: Your Doctor is concerned about the length of the endometrium if it is excessive. Endometrial hyperplasia can lead to endometrial cancer especially if you are overweight ,skipping periods, and manufacturing extra estrogen. ...Read more

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