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What Does Endometrial Cavity Is Empty
Depends: A thick endometrium can be normal if it is part of a normal ovulation cycle. However if your periods are not normal, it may be abnormal. If concerned, a doctor can do a simple biopsy. Sometimes it can be treated with medication, or possibly with outpatient surgery if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More info needed: While this is definitely greater than average it must be evaluated in the context of your particular situation. The timing of your last period, other symptoms, medications, and the appearance of the thickening are all important considerations. Management could range from continued observation to surgical procedures. ...Read more
Seen on ultrasound: Means they saw something (a mass)in the endometrium (the inner lining of the uterus). Further discussion with your gynecologist is warranted and possible further testing or imaging might be needed. Cannot tell you anything more than that. Many times these are benign polyps but need to discuss with provider who ordered the test. Sorry not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more
What does it mean normal size of uterus with thickened endometrial stripe? No evidence of intrauterine pregnancy. Is it possible to get pregnant?
CT Scan result: "bladder is entirely decompressed" what does it mean? Full? Empty? Is this good or bad?
Means empty b: Depends upon when you last voided, and the reason the exam is being done, and the phase of the exam. Best to go over results with your Dr. ...Read more
Like a pap smear: First a speculum is placed just like for a pap smear. Then the cervix is cleansed with betadine. Next an instrument is placed on the cervix that may cause a menstrual like cramp. Then you may feel some tugging on the cervix while a small catheter is placed inside the cavity of the uterus. This feels like another stronger and sharper menstrual cramp but lasts less than 15 seconds. ...Read more
What is endometrioma? Is that cancerous? What does having a chocolate cyst on the left ovary mean?
Benign: Endometrioma refers to a benign cyst that forms in the ovary when a piece of endometrial (uterine) tissue attaches to the ovary. Because the endometrial tissue inside the cyst responds to monthly hormones it bleeds and fills the cyst with unclotted blood. They are also referred to as 'chocolate cysts' because the dark old blood inside the cyst grossly resembles chocolate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What is bulky uterus(16mm) endometrial lining. Is it the cause of heavy bleeding. What is the treatment for excessive bleeding?
How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, & we expect it of you! List any meds you take, & any chronic medical problems, too. ...Read more
Pouch of Douglas: Is the peritoneal fold between the back wall of the uterus and front wall of rectum in women. It is the most dependent portion of the peritoneal cavity. When pelvic organs are inflamed or an ovarian cyst ruptures or bleeds, the reactive fluid, cyst fluid, or blood can collect here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cyst needs study: Fluid filled ovarian mass is a cytst either simple or complex. Simple cysts larger than 5cm need excision. complex cysts probably should be removed. Ca 125 has little value unless lesion is malignant, has been removed and Ca 125 used for monitoring response .to treatment. ...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
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