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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 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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Is a thickening in the wall of uterus dangerous? I had an US done yesterday and Dr found that along with fluid and a membrane. Said everything is ok.

Is a thickening in the wall of uterus dangerous? I had an US done yesterday and Dr  found that along with fluid and a membrane. Said everything is ok.

Thick: Depends on how thick? Also it depends on your symptoms. Biggest concern would be uterine cancer which can be screened with an endometrial biopsy in your doctors office or OB/gyn. Ask your provider if that is necessary. ...Read more

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Fibroids in the anterior wall of the uterus, what does that mean? Does it mean inside the uterus or outside the uterus?

Fibroids in the anterior wall of the uterus, what does that mean? Does it mean inside the uterus or outside the uterus?

Location in uterus: Fibroids can be classified as submucosal, intramural, and subserosal. They can also be further classified as fundal, in the anterior or posterior uterine wall, and cervical. ...Read more

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My uterus contains a 6cm fibroid in the posterior myometrium. Does this mean it is inside the uterus - or in the wall of the uterus?

My uterus contains a 6cm fibroid in the posterior myometrium.  Does this mean it is inside the uterus - or in the wall of the uterus?

Not enough info ...: The myometrium is the muscular wall of the uterus so most or all of the fibroid is in the wall. Posterior means the back wall of your uterus as opposed to the front. A fibroid in the myometrium may be completely within the wall (intramural) or project into the inside cavity of the uterus (submucosal) or it may be just under the outer covering of the uterus (subserosal). Ultrasound or MRI can tell. ...Read more

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I had an ablation that lasted 2 years. Now I have thickening of the endometrium and a swollen uterus. What does this mean?

I had an ablation that lasted 2 years. Now I have thickening of the endometrium and a swollen uterus. What does this mean?

Uterine lining: I presume you are having periods. At your young age all the parts are still working and any lining in your uterus is responding by growing. An ablation doesn't necessarily destroy all the lining and bleeding will persist. ...Read more

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What does it mean normal size of uterus with thickened endometrial stripe? No evidence of intrauterine pregnancy. Is it possible to get pregnant?

What does it mean normal size of uterus with  thickened endometrial stripe? No evidence of intrauterine pregnancy. Is it possible to get pregnant?

US results: The size of the stripe, or the thickness of the endometrium, can be an indicator of endometrial abnormality, although this must be considered along with other signs or symptoms a woman may be experiencing. This in and of itself does not make pregnancy impossible. ...Read more

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