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Dr.Nancy Dickerson
(763) 236-9236
5300 Alpine Dr NW
Anoka, MN
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Timothy J Probst
(612) 236-0000
5300 Alpine Dr Nw
Ramsey, MN
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Clarice Renae Decker, MD
1833 2nd Ave
Anoka, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1990

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Teresa G Albert
(763) 682-1313
1700 Highway 25 N
Buffalo, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Thomas Allen Minke, MD
(763) 682-1313
1700 Highway 25 N
Buffalo, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1989

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Charles William Lais, MD
(763) 421-3686
4720 153rd Ln NW
Ramsey, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1984

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Arthur James Shold, MD
(763) 712-6000
1833 2nd Ave
Anoka, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1973

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Eric Jason Lefebvre, MD
(763) 295-2921
1700 Highway 25 N
Buffalo, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1991

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Christopher G Menzies, MD
(763) 682-1313
1700 Highway 25 N
Buffalo, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1992

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Christopher G Menzies, MD
(763) 682-1313
1700 Highway 25 N
Buffalo, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
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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