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Doctor insights on: What Does An Overgrown Endometrium Mean

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What does a 1 CM endometrium mean?

What does a 1 CM endometrium mean?

Less than 25mm: It means nothing in a woman before menopause. Greater than 25 mm after menopause is not normal. You will need to ask the doctor ordering the test to interpret your specific results in the context of your medical issues. ...Read more

Endometrium (Definition)

The endometrium is the area that lines the uterus. During the menstrual cycle this is the tissue that is sloughed off if ...Read more


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What does inactive endometrium mean?

What does inactive endometrium mean?

Three possibilities: Inactive may be used to refer to the endometrium basalis - the part of the endometrium that does not respond to cyclic hormone changes and is therefore normally 'inactive.' (The active part of the endometrium is called the endometrium functionalis). the term inactive could also refer to atrophic glands (due to aging) or to glands in a polyp that don't respond to hormonal cycles. Nothing to worry! ...Read more

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What does inrreguler endometrium mean?

What does inrreguler endometrium mean?

Irregular Endometriu: It could mean many things. A polyp, fibroid, hyperplasia. (this are benign). At your age, cancer would be rare. Your gynecologist will investigate this and let you know what the appropriate treatment is. ...Read more

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What does endometrium is prominent mean?

What does endometrium is prominent mean?

Means: That it measures too think on the ultrasound, and at your age the standard of care is to do a hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy, I do them in office , and pt is awake takes 5 minutes at the most, rare this should have to be done in hospital and that you would have to go to sleep , you need to r/o precancer or not as commonly cancer of the endometrium, please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Endometrium measures 7mm. What does that mean?

Endometrium measures 7mm. What does that mean?

Proliferative phase: In a postmenopausal woman it means it is too thick, and tissue sampling (a biopsy) should be done. In a woman with regular menstrual cycles it indicates that she is in the first half of her menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Proliferative endometrium , what does this mean?

Proliferative endometrium , what does this mean?

This refers to: Build up of the uterine lining, as would happen in the cycle prior to ovulation (egg release) to prepare for implantation of the fertilized egg. ...Read more

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What does 'irregular endometrium with hematometra' mean?

What does 'irregular endometrium with hematometra' mean?

Hematometra: It means there is some blood trapped in the uterine cavity. ...Read more