What You Need to Know About Precancerous Changes in Your Uterus: Endometrial Hyperplasia
Maybe you've been having irregular or excessive vaginal bleeding or maybe pain during sex, but something has led you to see your doctor and have a pelvic exam. If you find out that you don’t have cancer, you may feel relief. However, your doctor may have noticed changes in your uterus that are not normal. The most common change is called endometrial hyperplasia. This means that the lining of your uterus, called the endometrium, is growing more than it should. Over time, in some cases this growth can become cancerous.
If you have hyperplasia, your doctor may suggest treatment. These are the most common ways of keeping track of its progress and treating endometrial hyperplasia:
If you have endometrial hyperplasia, talk with your doctor about the best way to stay healthy.