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Dean Everett Johnson
(402) 563-3616
4508 38th St
Columbus, 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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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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Brent Jonathan Tierney
(402) 280-4435
601 N 30th St
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Wagner Alfio Veronese
(402) 715-4244
983255 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, 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)
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Hospital: Columbus Community Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.4, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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

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David H Weir
(308) 865-2740
101 W 24th St
Kearney, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Paul George Tomich, MD
(402) 559-9446
715 N Saint Joseph Ave
Hastings, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr.Michael Nabity
(402) 697-7200
6829 N 72nd St # 5300
Omaha, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Alegent Health Immanuel Med Ct, Omaha, Ne
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.9, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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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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