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Jodi Kaigh, MD
(307) 234-7400
1204 East 2d Street
Casper, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Wyoming Med Ctr, Casper, Wy

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Sherilyn Mc Dade Webb, MD
(307) 265-6286
3695 Leo Ln
Casper, WY
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr.Jodi Kaigh
(307) 234-7400
1204 East 2nd Street
Casper, WY
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Wyoming Med Ctr, Casper, Wy
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jodi Kaigh
(307) 234-7400
1204 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Hugh Danl De Paolo, MD
(307) 235-1503
1450 E A St Ste 1
Casper, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Wyoming Med Ctr, Casper, Wy

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Susan M Sheridan
(307) 234-6988
167 S Conwell St
Casper, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Samuel Joseph Vigneri, MD
1125 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr.Hugh D. De Paolo
(307) 235-1503
Ste 1\x26, 1450 East a Street
Casper, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Wyoming Med Ctr, Casper, Wy
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Sam Tilden Scaling, MD
(307) 577-4225
1125 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1971

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Samuel J Vigneri
(307) 577-4225
1125 East Second Street
Casper, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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