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Undergone major operation, having only one kidney, unbearable pain during mensuration, irregular, uterus thick, bulky. Reason?

Hi, my mother is aged 47 now. she has undergone a major operation and now having only one kidney.
She often gets unbearable pain during her mensuration which is irregular and almost present for 15 days a month.
Her uterus scan says her layer inside the uterus is thick and the uterus is bulky. What is the reason for this
Asked On : Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Hello, and welcome to HCM!

More details on your mother's medical history (what kind of major surgery, why was a kidney removed, has she ever had cancer before) would be necessary to truly answer your question. In general, heavy vaginal bleeding in a woman your mother's age is concerning for a few problems. With the uterus appearing "thick" on imaging, endometrial cancer and fibroids are certainly possibilities. Both of these problems can cause heavy bleeding. She should be evaluated as soon as possible by her doctor, who may decide to do further imaging or blood tests.

I wish you good health, and thank you for posting on HCM!
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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