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What is an endometrial hyperplesia?

What is an endometrial hyperplesia?

Very early: precancerous changes to the endometrium (lining inside the uterus). If left alone, it can progress on to endometrial cancer. There are also different levels of hyperplasia (complex, with atypia). Don't ignore it --- it is easy to treat medically. ...Read more

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What does endometrial currettings obtained mean?

What does endometrial currettings obtained mean?

Uterine lining: For a variety of reasons, a GYN will take a tissue sample of the lining of the uterus. This is frequently done to be sure that there aren't any worrisome cells present. The tissue sample is frequently referred to as endometrial currettings. The method used to sample the uterus is called an endometrial biopsy or a D&C (dilation and currettage). Good luck. ...Read more

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There is a 4 mm endometrial echogenitic complex. What does this mean?

There is a 4 mm endometrial echogenitic complex. What does this mean?

Endometrium: On ultrasound the endometrial stripe or thickness is measured. After menopause a thickness of 5mm or less is considered normal. If within the stripe there is a "complex" different from the stripe, more testing is necessary. Could be a polyp or tumor. ...Read more

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What medication to use to clear echogenicol materials in endometrial?

Varies: That could be treated with ocp's or a cyclic Progesterone instead of an immediate d&c. If a recheck shows the echogenic foci still present a D&C may be required. ...Read more

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What does inhomogene mean I have a endometrial line that measures 17mm?

? inhomogene: Not sure what you mean by inhomogene. Your endometrial lining is 17mm, which is normal for your age, depending on where you were during your cycle. ...Read more

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What is endometrial pathology?

What is endometrial pathology?

Endometrium: The endometrium is the lining inside the uterus. So endometrial pathology refers to any abnormality involving this lining. Examples include endometritis (inflammation of the lining), endometrial polyps (benign growths), endometrial hyperplasia (thickening and abnormal proliferation of the lining) and endometrial cancer, to name a few. ...Read more

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How effective are endometrial ablations?

How effective are endometrial ablations?

Mostly: There are several different companies that have endo ablation devices, each with varied success. Some women's periods completely stop, while others periods are significantly decreased, and some get no help from ablations. I suggest you talk to your ob/gyn for more information. ...Read more

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Is endometrial thickness of 0.66mm normal?

Is endometrial thickness of 0.66mm normal?

Do you: Mean 0.66cm? That would be normal. 0.66mm would be imperceptibly thin...not normal in a 21 year old, but not unusual in a post menopausal woman, who is not on HRT, with an atrophic endometrial lining. ...Read more

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What does endometrial thickness 1.2 CM mean?

What does endometrial thickness 1.2 CM mean?

Menopause status: In a woman who is not of the age of menopause and has menstrual periods this is a normal finding - in a woman of menopausal age, who does not have menstrual periods anymore, an endometrial thickness of 12 mm (1.2 cm) may require sampling of tissue from the uterus. ...Read more

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Endometrial stripe thickness of 6.3. Normal?

Endometrial stripe thickness of 6.3. Normal?

Before/after menopau: After menopause, the stripe should be < 5 mm. Before menopause, it can be thickenr. ...Read more

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Is an endometrial stripe of 0.6cm thick normal?

Is an endometrial stripe of 0.6cm thick normal?

The thickness: Of the endometrium varies throughout a woman's cycle. It is thickest just before menstruation, but in general, anything under 1 cm is considered normal. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can fluid in your endometrial lining cause pain?

Can fluid in your endometrial lining cause pain?

Depends: If the fluid is there because of an infection, then there would likely be pain as well. The fluid itself can cause crampy pain if there is enough to create pressure inside the uterus. ...Read more

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Is a 0.7 CM endometrial stripe cause for concern?

Is a 0.7 CM endometrial stripe cause for concern?

Depends: If you were 59 that stripe would not be normal but at 49 it could be depending on where you are during your cycle if still having periods. If taking pills that stripe would be abnormal. Could indicate a polyp or build up of tissue if not having regular cycles. Would need to know why was this checked? If concerned could either biopsy or take Progesterone to thin out or check seral sonograms. ...Read more

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What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

Not reliable: This description is not very reliable. The endometrial stripe is helpful to describe in a menopausal women and has been studied related to fertility. It is normal in your age range for the endometrium to be thinner after a period (4mm) and then thicken thru the month until menstruation. Up to 20mm may be normal. If you are having problems with heavy or irregular bleeding, then have a biopsy. ...Read more

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Is endometrial cyst and endometriotic cyst the same?

Is endometrial cyst and endometriotic cyst the same?

Explanation: Endometrium reflects lining of the uterus. Endometriotic cyst could be referred to a cyst formation due to a condition called endometriosis. Usually this is called endometrioma to prevent confusion. ...Read more

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My endometrial stripe is 5.7mm, what does this mean?

My endometrial stripe is 5.7mm, what does this mean?

Basically normal: The lining of the womb is the endometrium and depending upon when in the menstrual cycle that it was noted appears to be normal in length. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the normal endometrial thickness?

Help please? What is the normal endometrial thickness?

That depends.: Premenopausal pr postmenopausal? When in cycle? This article provides information about what is normal. See: https://www. Reference. Com/health/normal-range-endometrial-thickness-8f0aaee9cc4e50bd ...Read more

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Endometrial stripe measures 1.2 CM is that good or bad?

Endometrial stripe measures 1.2 CM is that good or bad?

Menstrual Cycle: Depends- if you are regularly cycling and the stripe measured 1.2 cm near your period starting, it is normal. If the stripe was measured right after your period, it is thick. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the endometrial lining is thick?

What does it mean when the endometrial lining is thick?

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 more

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What does it mean if your endometrial thickness is 4.8mm?

What does it mean if your endometrial thickness is 4.8mm?

Good: In a postmenopausal woman, the endometrial lining should be less than 5mm thick. If it is, then there is a less than 5% chance that there is an endometrial cancer present. If it is > 5mm, an endometrial biopsy may be needed. ...Read more

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What does thin endometrial plate mean? Been TTC for 5yrs+

What does thin endometrial plate mean? Been TTC for 5yrs+

It is the: Thickness of the endometrial lining of the uterine cavity. Thin can be normal depending on your age, hormonal status, and stage of your cycle. ...Read more

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My endometrial thickness 1.9cm at age of 24.is this normal?

My endometrial thickness 1.9cm at age of 24.is this normal?

Your endometrium: Changes thickness throughout your cycle. 1.9 cm is fine for a woman nearing menstruation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Thickened endometrial stripe, what does it means? Thank you

Thickened endometrial stripe, what does it means? Thank you

Endometrium: The endometrium is internal lining of the uterus. It can be measured via sonogram. This is referred to the endometrial stripe. In premenopausal women this will vary depending on where you are in the menstrual cycle. Some causes of a thick endometrium include endometrial polyps and uterine fibroids. ...Read more

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What does it mean when endometrial cells are found in the cervic?

What does it mean when endometrial cells are found in the cervic?

Woman may have cycle: Ormal endometrial cells in women 40 years or older and any atypical endometrial cells under the atypical glandular cells category.4 ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of different types of endometrial ablations?

What are the pros and cons of different types of endometrial ablations?

Various: The pros are that it is a minor procedure, with relatively few complications. Also it is about 50 to 80 % effective in treating heavy bleeding problems, depending on the patient's age. The cons are that it is not a form of birth control, does not protect against uterine cancer, and can make it difficult to detect early uterine cancer. A better option is the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. ...Read more