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Endometrial Thickening

The inner lining of the uterus (endometrium) becomes thickened, when there is excess production of estrogen with an absence of progesterone. Progesterone is responsible for the shedding of the endometrium during menstruation. In the lack of which, the endometrium does not get shed and becomes thick.

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Is heterogeneous endometrium the cause for my abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, I have suspected abortion at 10 weeks and 6 days with heavy bleeding yesterday. I have my TVS ultrasound today and it shows heterogeneous endometrium. Is it fine?  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the report attachments. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Based on your dates, if your gestational age is 10+6 weeks, and if you had heavy bleeding, most likely it indicates an abortion wherein the product of conception have been expelle...  Read Full »

Please review my attached ultrasound report.

Query: Hello doctor,My ultrasound report revealed a bulky uterus, thickened endometrium, and right ovarian cyst with thin internal septation. What does this suggest?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I have gone through your case and I understand your concern. In every menstrual cycle, a layer of cells forms in the uterus and sheds off during menstruation, this repeats in every cycle, as you had your last menstruation that is why that l...  Read Full »

Do I need to worry about my pelvic scan reports?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently awaiting a call from my doctor on my ultrasound results. However, I am concerned about my ultrasound report and I am impatient now. The radiologist's notes on my pelvic ultrasound were as follows. CX appears WNL AS VIS. ENDOM appears thickened, complex with increased vascul...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. The cervix appears normal. This is the mouth of the uterus and is normal. The inner layer of the uterus is called the endometrium. It is thickened but there is no measurement given. It is also d...  Read Full »

What is the reason for endometrial thickening?

Query: Hi doctor, I just got back my transvaginal ultrasound result, and it says I have an endometrial thickness of 0.9 inch and that it could not rule out endometrial pathology. What does this mean? Should I be worried? I currently take Levothyroxine.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shared by you. See, the thickness is slightly more, but you need to tell me the other problems or complaints you are having regardi...  Read Full »

I get irregular periods and so using sanitary pads always. What is my problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have irregular periods and continuous bleeding in the genital area. So I am using sanitary pad always. And also have some kind of pain in the stomach.  Read Full »

Dr. Bhagyarekha Yattinamani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please tell me, when did you attain menarche? Have your periods been irregular always? If yes, tell me your cycle length. Are you married? Any children? Are you taking any other medications? When were your last periods? When was this ultrasou...  Read Full »

I had got my beta hCG, which was 0.1 IU/L, and an abdomen ultrasound which showed an endometrium thickness of 14 mm. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had my last period one month back. I have a cycle of 34 days. I missed my period this month. I had done beta hCG a few days before, which was 0.1 IU/L. Again a few days back, I did my beta hCG, which was 0.1 IU/L. The doctor asked me for a whole abdomen ultrasound, which showed an en...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. According to your hCG (human chorionic gonadotrophin) levels and ultrasound scan, there is no pregnancy. Sometimes periods might get delayed by one or two weeks because of some stress or recent illness. In every menstrual cycle, a layer of ...  Read Full »

hCG is not rising though I have a thick endometrium. What should be done?

Query: Hi doctor, In the home test, I observed a faint pink line on five days overdue of periods, kept checking and a faint line got a little bit darker in 2 to 3 weeks. But not exact darker as it was during my first baby time, who is a healthy boy of 10 months. I am now at six weeks four days pregnant. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read a detailed description of your query. Beta hCG should increase around 66 % after every 48 hours in a normal healthy pregnancy. Have a strict check on your symptoms. Beta hCG if shows increase but less then 60 %, then ectopic should be excluded by having tran...  Read Full »

Why do I have light pink colored discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a light pink colored discharge for almost three weeks. Usually, it will go off, but this time it has not gone. I am expecting menstrual cycle for two weeks. My color is generally brown before and after my period. My PAP test was fine. I always use condoms on and off with my partne...  Read Full »

Dr. Tara Devi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you have discharge for three weeks, it has to be evaluated. It is good to hear that your PAP smear (papanicolaou test) is normal. You may have spotting due to some hormonal imbalance or uterine pathology. Do serum TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone), serum beta hCG (hu...  Read Full »

Does my ultrasound show any possible indications of early pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I wanted to know if you see any possible indications of an early pregnancy on my ultrasound pictures. I had spotting to a very light flow for five days. My periods are normally light for 1 to 2 days increasing to a heavy flow for two days and tapers off for another two days. I normally...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through all the pictures of ultrasound sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is endometrial thickening evident but there is no apparent evidence of any early gestational sac in situ which would indicate any pregnancy. Even if...  Read Full »

I have not had my periods for more than three months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I usually have a regular period cycle of 33 days. But, I have not had any period for more than three months. I had Primolut-N for 21 days but still no period. Later the doctor gave me Ginnette-35 for 21 days. My last pill was on the 24th. But, still no periods. Negative HPT. Normal thy...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have a hormonal imbalance. On an ultrasound, we need to see the endometrial thickness. If it is more than seven to eight millimetres then only you will have your periods. Is there any history of D and C (dilation and curettage)? As you are sexually active, there ...  Read Full »

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