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Joseph Martin Heyman, MD
(978) 388-1259
24 Morrill Pl
Amesbury, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Anna Jaques Hosp, Newburyport, Ma

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Carolyn V Brown, MD
(907) 364-2726
16 Spring Hill Rd
West Newbury, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1964

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William Herbert Gaw
(603) 778-7755
9 Buzell Ave
Exeter, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kathleen Jane Ober, MD
(603) 778-0557
3 Alumni Dr Ste 302
Exeter, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1988

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Jane Kerr Fernandez
(978) 556-0100
2 Water St
Haverhill, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joseph M Heyman
(978) 388-1259
24 Morrill Pl
Amesbury, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Theodore Baratt, MD FACS
20 Congressional Ave
Plaistow, NH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: State Univ(buffalo)
Graduation Year: 1951

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Dr.Maribeth Dinicola
(603) 778-0557
3 Alumni Dr
Exeter, NH
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Catherine Turer, MD
(603) 778-0557
3 Alumni Dr Ste 302
Exeter, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1995

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DeBorah S Browne
(603) 778-0557
3 Alumni Dr
Exeter, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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