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Alana Mae Williams
(505) 843-6168
201 Cedar St Se
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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C Javier Hernandez
(505) 842-5902
1010 Lead Ave Se Ste 4
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael Greg Flax
(505) 292-5534
8120 Constitution Pl Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Douglas James Thompson, MD
201 Cedar St SE Ste LL20
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1980

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Dr.Bruno Caridi
(505) 563-6000
201 Cedar Street Southeast #4600
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Gary Andrew Aisenbrey, MD
(505) 764-9535
201 Cedar St SE Ste 405
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1982

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Timothy James Hurley, MD
201 Cedar St SE Ste 405
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Analisa Villarreal
(505) 843-6168
201 Cedar St SE # 5640
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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James Patrick Wurzel, MD
201 Cedar St SE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1999

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Consuelo Emilia Carmona, MD
(505) 843-6168
201 Cedar Street South East South
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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