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Dr.Daniel Terryberry
(252) 335-5424
1141 Northside Rd
Elizabeth City, NC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Nc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Paul Andrew Kizen, MD
(252) 261-4885
112 Medicine Drive
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1977

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Daniel Patrick Dwyer, MD
(252) 261-4885
112 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1990

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Paul Andrew Kizen
(252) 338-2151
112 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Alvin Judson Southworth, MD
(252) 330-4302
1134 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1957

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Eugene M Mc Daniel, MD
(252) 338-0101
1141 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1962

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Daniel Scott Terryberry, MD
(252) 338-0101
1141 N Road St Ste I
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Nc
Group Practice: Northeastern Ob/Gyn Ltd

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Paul Lindsay Stevenson
(252) 338-2151
112 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Paul R Moncla
(252) 338-0101
1141 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Paul Lindsay Stevenson, MD
(252) 261-4885
112 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: East Carolina Univ Sch Of Med, Greenville Nc 27858
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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