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Paige Suzanne Charleston, MD
(402) 354-1700
211 S Main St
Anderson, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.Michael Rivera
(864) 261-3999
1519 North Fant Street
Anderson, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Anderson Area Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.4, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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George E Cothran
(864) 225-5131
2000 E Greenville St
Anderson, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark Stephen Dermer, MD
(864) 225-0391
112 Montgomery Dr
Anderson, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Anderson Area Med Ctr, Anderson, Sc
Group Practice: Carolina Ob/Gyn

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Michael Armando Rivera, MD
(864) 261-3999
1519 N Fant St
Anderson, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1974

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Jonathan David Parker
(864) 224-2222
160 Perpetual Square Drive
Anderson, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Jonathan Parker
(864) 224-2222
160 Perpetual Sq
Anderson, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Oconee Memorial
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Mark Lacy
2000 E Greenville St # 4500
Anderson, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Henry Branham Hearn IV, MD
(864) 224-8456
2000 E Greenville St
Anderson, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Anderson Area Med Ctr, Anderson, Sc
Group Practice: Anderson Gyn Ob Pa; Anderson Ob Gyn Pa

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Tommy Neal Ginn, MD
(864) 261-1475
600 N Fant St
Anderson, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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