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Andrew McBride, MD
(303) 837-7682
2005 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Business
Mountain States Urogynecology
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Rosa Cisneros
(303) 252-1247
9981 Washington Street
Denver, CO
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: North Suburban Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 9, reviews.

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Kristin E-m Head
(303) 280-2229
9195 Grant St
Thornton, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Colleen S Kepner
(720) 929-1655
8990 N Washington St
Thornton, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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David Lee Watson, MD
(303) 426-4750
9195 Grant St Ste 400
Denver, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1985

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Arthur S Waldbaum MD
(303) 298-0222
1201 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Steve Mark Volin, MD
(303) 280-2229
9195 Grant St Ste 300
Denver, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1988

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Michael Shane Hennesy
(303) 854-3681
9195 Grant St
Thornton, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Greta Kay Brandstetter
(303) 426-4750
9195 Grant St
Thornton, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Vernon Lamar Naake, MD
(303) 280-2229
9195 Grant St Ste 300
Denver, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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