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Victor Kissil, DO
(602) 942-2310
2302 W Greenway Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Business
Deer Valley Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Scott S Rees, DO
Avondale, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1999

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Justin Bradley Nast, MD
(240) 857-8175
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1996

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Thylma Lynn Stamaria, MD
13657 W McDowell Rd Ste 280
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1995

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William Li Sun
(623) 535-0740
13555 W Mcdowell Rd
Goodyear, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Harris Robert Prager, MD
Avondale, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1994

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Louis Albelda, MD
(623) 846-1632
401 W Van Buren St
Avondale, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Valencia, Fac De Med, Valencia, Spain
Graduation Year: 1958

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Miles Wayne Howard, MD
(602) 249-0212
13657 W McDowell Rd
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1988

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Mani Tehranchi, MD
(602) 249-0212
13657 W McDowell Rd
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1990

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Frederick D Fingerhut, MD
(623) 846-7558
140 N Litchfield Rd
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Maryvale Hosp Med Ctr, Phoenix, Az
Group Practice: Northwest Women's Clinic

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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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