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Nancy Fisher, MD
(802) 859-9500
364 Dorset St
South Burlington, VT
Business
Lake Champlain Gynecological Oncology
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Julia Virginia Johnson, MD
(802) 847-1400
89 Beaumont Ave Dept OBGYN
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt
Group Practice: Fletcher Allen Health Care

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Peter Raymond Casson
(802) 847-1400
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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John Robert Brumsted, MD
(802) 656-8479
1 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1978

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Elisabeth Kirsten Wegner, MD
1 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1992

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William Frank Long, MD
(802) 578-7562
89 Beaumont Avenue (H) Box 259,
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr.Greta Hanson
(802) 655-0505
96 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Marjorie Clare Meyer
(802) 847-5066
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Cheryl A Gibson
(803) 863-9001
23 Mansfield Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology / Oncology

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Amy Beth Thibault, MD
96 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1999

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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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