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Endometrial Hyperplasia

Conditions & Treatments


Endometrial hyperplasia is a problem with the uterus. The lining (endometrium) of the uterus gets too thick. This often causes abnormal uterine bleeding. It's more common in women who are close to or in menopause.

The uterus is where a fetus grows during pregnancy. It's a pear-shaped organ in your lower belly. Bleeding is abnormal if:

This condition can lead to cancer in some cases. The risk of cancer is higher if the doctor sees certain kinds of cell changes.

Your doctor might suggest treatments such as hormone therapy or surgery. Treatment will depend on the kind of hyperplasia you have.

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