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Dr.Kathryn Randall
(307) 634-5216
2301 House Avenue #203
Cheyenne, WY
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Kirk Thomas Shamley, MD
(307) 637-7886
620 W 19th St
Cheyenne, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr.Sharon Eskam
(307) 634-5216
Ste 400, 2301 House Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Rene Margot Hinkle, MD
421 E 17th St
Cheyenne, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1991

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Sharon K Eskam
(307) 634-5216
2301 House Ave
Cheyenne, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael R Nelson
(307) 634-5216
2301 House Ave
Cheyenne, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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David M Lind
(307) 634-5216
2301 House Ave
Cheyenne, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Mary Foley
(307) 634-5216
Ste 400, 2301 House Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Phillip L Wagner
(307) 634-5216
2301 House Ave
Cheyenne, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kirk Thomas Shamley
(307) 637-7886
1616 E 19th St
Cheyenne, 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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