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Nicole Workman Hagedorn, DO
1200 E Pecan St
Altus, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1994

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Noble Lee Ballard, MD
(580) 482-8172
19 Constitution Ave
Altus, OK
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson County Memorial Hospit, Altus, Ok
Group Practice: Altus Medical & Surgical Ctr

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Robert George Cates III, MD
301 N 1st St
Altus Afb, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1971

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Rivera, Julia, Md - Jcmh Women's Health Assoc
(580) 477-7380
201 S Park Ln Ste 210
Altus, OK

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May-Li Barki, MD
(405) 755-7430
4140 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK
Business
Center For Womens Health
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Julia Rivera
(580) 477-7380
201 South Park Lane #210
Altus, OK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Jcmh
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Pamela J Hyde, DO
1200 E Pecan St
Altus, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med, Biddeford Me 04005
Graduation Year: 1992

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Julia M. Rivera-Figueroa
(580) 477-7380
201 1/2 s parklane
altus, OK
Education
English, Spanish
Professional Memberships
jackson county memorial hospital

Guy W Sneed, DO
(918) 274-5555
12455 E 100th St N
Owasso, OK
Business
Owasso Womens Clinic
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Russell Blanchard Roth, MD
(918) 687-5477
3401 W Broadway St
Muskogee, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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