i am a 41 yr old premenopausle female. I go in yearly for my gyn exam i went on monday during the pelvic exam my gyn said he found something. I had a vaginal ultrasound done and the tech told me that she didnt see anything that would cause me to lose sleep over. I go in the next day for follow up with my dr he tells me that i have thickness of the uterus. Asked me about my period where they heavy I never thought they were heavy. Some background on that would i have a normal cycle no spotting in between my cycles. Cycle last less than a week and during the first 2-3 days i will have to change the pad maybe 2-3 times daily. Sometimes during those first 2 days i will have a feeling when i stand up of fluid coming out be nothing to bad. I have no other sympotons to speak of I told my dr this and he wanted me to have a hypertospy d&c i asked what would could cause this he said hormonal, cysts or uterine cancer. Well i am terrified of the "C" word. Can you give me any help.
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Endometrial thickness and heavy menstrual bleeding could suggest chances of endometrial or uterine cancer. Tumor marker tests done would help to predict chances or presence of cancer. Go ahead with your Hysteroscopy and D&C test, the biopsy done on the endometrial sample would help to see if there are cancerous changes in it. If you are worried, you can opt to go ahead with taking a second opinion from another gynecologist for your investigation results and then proceed with further management.
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