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John Henry Oliver
(706) 737-3948
2258 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lawrence Allan Robillard, MD
(706) 737-3948
2258 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1984

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James Augustus Joyner, MD
1623 Winter St
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1975

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Linda Rae Peterson, MD
(706) 721-6231
1004 Chafee Ave
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Prairie Lakes Health Care Ctr, Watertown, Sd
Group Practice: Bartron Clinic

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Brian L Morris, MD
2100 Central Ave Ste 7
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Evan Bahr
(706) 737-3948
2258 Wrightsboro Rd # 300
Augusta, GA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: st joseph
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.2, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Ralph Glen Owen, MD
(706) 733-8202
1710 Central Ave
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1964

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James Ronald Eaker
(706) 733-4427
2258 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kerry L Kline
(706) 733-4427
2258 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jolene Renee Montano, MD
(706) 724-2261
2258 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
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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