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Kara A Pitt, MD
(508) 941-6444
650 Centre St
Brockton, MA
Business
Womens Health Affiliates
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Daniel C Armstrong, MD
(617) 813-8380
78 Hancock St
Braintree, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Royal Coll Of Surgeons In Ireland, Med Sch, Dublin, Ireland
Graduation Year: 1955

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Brian Max Berger
(617) 793-1100
2300 Crown Colony Dr
Quincy, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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Nicolas Kalim Saliba, MD
(617) 479-6636
300 Congress St
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Arabic
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Quincy City Hospital, Quincy, Ma; Milton Hospital, Milton, Ma; South Shore Hospital, S Weymouth, Ma
Group Practice: Crown Ob-Gyn

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Melody Joy Eckardt, MD
(617) 636-5000
300 Congress St
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1997

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Sandra Dilani Dayaratna, MD
(781) 843-2434
10 Forbes Rd
Braintree, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1996

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Antigone P Parrish
(781) 849-2440
111 Grossman Dr
Braintree, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Melody Eckardt
(617) 479-6636
300 Congress Street #201
Quincy, MA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Crown Obgynb
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Edward Krishna Rao, MD
(617) 479-6636
300 Congress St
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1980

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Denise Ione Leonard, MD
(617) 471-1555
700 Congress St Ste 301
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeths Med Ctr, Brighton, Ma
Group Practice: Caritas Ob-Gyn Group At Quincy

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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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