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Dean Everett Johnson
(402) 563-3616
4508 38th St
Columbus, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Paul Welch
(402) 564-0205
4508 38th St # 107
Columbus, NE
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Columbus Community Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Thomas Kue Ching Wong, MD
(402) 352-3745
1721 Colfax St
Schuyler, NE
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1975

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Keri Philpot, MD
101 W 24th St
Kearney, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1994

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Cheri L Jensen
(308) 865-2141
211 West 33rtd Street
Kearney, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Paul C Welch
(402) 564-0205
4508 38th St
Columbus, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Dean E. Johnson
(402) 563-3616
Ste 128, 4508 38th Street
Columbus, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Columbus Community Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.4, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Charles Wendell Marlowe, MD
(402) 354-1700
8901 W Dodge Rd
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Ne
Group Practice: Physicians Clinic Ob-Gyn Grp

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Jennifer Lynn Griffin, MD
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 2002

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Michele Ann Krieger, MD
101 W 24th St
Kearney, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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