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John Charles Lloyd, MD
(620) 343-6565
1127 Chestnut St Ste 300
Emporia, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1976

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Robert Louis Herman, MD
1301 West 12th Street South
Emporia, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1967

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David B Kemp
(620) 343-2900
1301 W 12th Ave
Emporia, KS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Eric Overdorf
Center for MInimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, MS 2028, 3901 Rainbow Bl
Kansas City, KS
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Garry David Owen, MD
(785) 841-9200
Lawrence, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1963

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Douglas J Amend, MD
(620) 343-6565
1127 Chestnut St Ste 300
Emporia, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr.DAVID Kemp
(620) 343-2900
1301 W 12th Ave # 401
Emporia, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Newman Memorial County Hosp, Emporia, Ks
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.9, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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John C. Lloyd
(316) 343-6565
1127 Chestnut
Emporia, KS
Specialty
Maternal Fetal Medicine, Urogynecology/Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Preventive Primary Care, Ultrasonography, Infertility
Education
English, French, German, Spanish
Professional Memberships
Newman Memorial County Hospital

Dr.Brittani Roles
(785) 776-1400
1620 Charles Place
Manhattan, KS
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Emily S Minderman
(785) 832-1424
330 Arkansas St
Lawrence, KS
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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