Q. After menopause, endometrial thickness is 10 mm. What to do?

Answered by
Dr. Purushottam Sah
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Apr 16, 2016 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

Hi doctor,

I am 63 years old. It has been seven years since my menopause. My endometrial thickness is 10 mm now and the uterus is normal. Two years before, the thickness was 8.6 mm. I have no symptom such as bleeding. Please suggest any guideline for further tests.

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Andrology Infertility Obstetrics And Gynaecology Sexology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have read and understood your problem.

One research concludes that in a postmenopausal woman without vaginal bleeding, if the endometrium measures more than 11 mm, then a biopsy should be considered as the risk of cancer is 6.7%.

Whereas if the endometrium measures less or equal to 11 mm a biopsy is not needed as the risk of cancer is extremely low.

Thickness may vary from time to time. However, if you have a family history of cancer you can go for biopsy.

For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist


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