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Amy Taylor
(330) 971-4060
525 East Market St
Akron, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Angel J. Miller, MSN,CNM
(330) 335-0304
185 Wadsworth Road
Wadsworth, OH
Business
Womanplace Specialties, LLC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Midwifery
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: We accept most major insurances. Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, Anthem, Great West, Blue Cross, Frist Health, Cigna, Choice Care, Humana, Medical Mutual, United Health Care, Hometown, Summcare and many more.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Wadsworth Rittman; Cuyahoga Falls
Residency Training: St. Luke's Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Nanticoke Hospital
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, 1997
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American College of Nurse Midwives and Local Chapter
Languages Spoken: English

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Tara Devi Scott, MD
(330) 666-5532
400 Wabash Ave
Akron, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1992

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Donald Gary Benfield
(330) 543-8344
300 Locust Street
Akron, OH
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Howard Ira Shapiro, MD
(203) 845-2229
400 Wabash Ave
Akron, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1963

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Lynne M Cola, MD
(330) 665-8143
4125 N Medina Rd
Akron, OH
Business
Drs Cola, Cola & Stetler
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Erlinda Uy Chand, MD
(330) 535-2671
444 W Exchange St
Akron, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Summa Health -Akron City Hosp, Akron, Oh
Group Practice: Planned Parenthood

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Bruce Allan Cross, MD
(505) 762-8055
380 Wabash Ave
Akron, OH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided By:
Michael P Hopkins
(330) 344-6041
224 W Exchange St
Akron, OH
Specialty
Gynecology / Oncology

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Jennifer Laura Grow
(330) 543-8348
300 Locust Street
Akron, OH
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Endometriosis Explained

Endometriosis Explained

Endometriosis develops in many women as a result of tissue (similar to the endometrium) that begins to grow outside of the uterus. The endometrium is the lining in the womb, and changes each month with menstruation. When a woman has endometriosis, it causes stomach pain, uncomfortable menstruation, and infertility in 40% of women who are affected.

Doctors are not entirely sure what causes endometriosis, but it is suspected that menstruation that happens backwards through the fallopian tubes could be responsible. Other physicians believe that there is a correlation between women who have never had children and the development of endometriosis. There have been many studies done on endometriosis, but health care providers still do not have a definitive answer on what leads to this tissue growing abnormally in the body.
Your menstrual blood is made up of endometrial glands, blood and connective tissue, and endometrial epithelium. In women who suffer from endometriosis, the endometrium breaks into pieces, and is discarded into the vagina as it is in women with normal cycles. However, in the case of endometriosis, the blood escapes through openings in the womb into the fallopian tubes and into the peritoneal cavity. These pieces then attach themselves to the layer of the peritoneal cavity and start to grow, which causes pain.

Endometriosis can be extremely painful, and can also cause emotional stress to women, especially if infertility is present. Some women who develop endometriosis are quite young, and must deal with potential infertility before they have had a chance to become pregnant.

To diagnose endometriosis, your doctor will perform a laparoscopy, which involves using a laparoscope to view the reproductive organs. Usually, women are alerted to endometriosis by stomach pain and painful sexual intercourse. It is important that you seek treatment if you suspect that you may have endometriosis, as the sooner i...

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