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Treatment for shredding off of the endometrium lining in uterus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   report states endometrial echo stripe measure 4mm. Small quantity of fluid is seen within the endometrial canal. Prior thickness of endometrial stripe was 3mm. What those this mean?
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   its normal
Doctor :   the endometrium is the inner lining of the uterus which is constantly build and shred off during periods
Doctor :   depending on the day of your cycle the thikness varies
Doctor :   after the period it slowly grows to about 7 to 9 mm thick and shred off completely during the period causing bleeding
Doctor :   Do you follow me ?
User :   I am 65 years old no longer menstruating.
Doctor :   ok, this is where the endometrial thick ness will stay static though there will be a minimal of growth and shedding as a part of renovation process but not enough to cause any bleeding
User :   Does this mean I donot have ovarian cancer?
Doctor :   and it is a important indicator in screening for endometrial cancers in post menopausal women
Doctor :   yes, the report do not say of any cancer
Doctor :   rather it rules the endometrial cancer to some extent
Doctor :   rules out*
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