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Why do I have endometrial hyperplasia?

Why do I have endometrial hyperplasia?

Estrogen excess: Endometrial hyperplasia commonly stems from estrogen excess. Excess estrogen usually comes from excessive fat tissue in our own bodies or from long periods of anovulation (skipping periods). ...Read more

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What to do if I have endometrial hyperplasia, I had my "?

What to do if I have endometrial hyperplasia, I had my "?

Missing issue: It seems your question got cut off. As to hyperplasia it depends on whether it is simple or complex and if there is atypia (weird cells). What type dictates the next step in treatment options. ...Read more

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I have endometrial hyperplasia can I take a duphaston 10mg tablet?thank you

I have endometrial hyperplasia can I take a duphaston 10mg tablet?thank you

Perhaps: Need more information. Do you have any atypia? How old are you? How much do you bleed? Is a repeat sampling planned? Best Wishes ...Read more

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My gynecologist said I have endometrial hyperplasia and i need an iud. She is sending me to an oncologist. Why is this?

My gynecologist said I have endometrial hyperplasia and i need an iud. She is sending me to an oncologist. Why is this?

Don't panic: Endometrial hyperplasia is the precursor lesion that has the potential to develop into frank uterine cancer. Your gynecologist is sending you to an oncologist not because you have cancer but because oncologists manage patients who are at high risk of progression to cancer or may have concomitant cancer that is not detected yet. An iud will often reverse hyperplasia. ...Read more

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I have endometrial hyperplasia, I was on mirena (levonorgestrel) but it was expelled out, and it made me a mess. Would skyla be any better?

I have endometrial hyperplasia, I was on mirena (levonorgestrel) but it was expelled out, and it made me a mess. Would skyla be any better?

Maybe less effective: Skyla is slightly smaller and has less hormone in it. As a treatment for endometrial hyperplasia it will probably be less effective but it might not be expelled as readily either. It is worth discussing further with your doctor. ...Read more

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Endo biopsy reliable after ablation? Gyn said I have endometrial hyperplasia from low progesterone. Wants me on 5mg progesterone for 3 months.

Endo biopsy reliable after ablation? Gyn said I have endometrial hyperplasia from low progesterone. Wants me on 5mg progesterone for 3 months.

Maybe: Endometrial biopsies following an ablation can be difficult, if not impossible sometimes. In your case, it sounds like your doctor got enough tissue to be diagnostic. 3 months of a Progesterone and resampling is appropriate provided that there was no cellular atypia with the endometrial hyperplasia. ...Read more

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What is endometrial hyperplasia?

What is endometrial hyperplasia?

Good question: Endometrial hyperplasia is the excessive proliferation of endometrial cells, which are the cells lining the inside of the uterus. It is often driven by excess estrogen and is usually treated medically with Progesterone therapy (pills or iud) or surgically with a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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What does endometrial hyperplasia mean?

Need for follow-up: Endometrial hyperplasia is often a precursor to neoplastic lesions and needs careful follow-up. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15097798. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have endometrial hyperplasia?

What does it mean to have endometrial hyperplasia?

Overgrown lining: The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. When it is too thick and/or overgrown, it is called hyperplasia. Frequently this is just a benign thickening but it can be atypical (abnormal) or even cancerous. Thickened lining in older women is more worrisome and should be biopsied. It is a diagnosis made by ultrasound, so it is typically found when evaluating abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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What is endometrial hyperplasia and how can it be treated?

What is endometrial hyperplasia and how can it be treated?

Hyperplasia: It is the excessive proliferation of endometrial cells, which are the inside lining of the uterus. It is often driven by excess estrogen and is usually treated medically with Progesterone therapy (pills or iud) or surgically with a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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