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Christopher J Von Dippe, MD
(775) 423-2728
801 E Williams Ave
Fallon, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Aerospace Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Churchill Comm Hosp, Fallon, Nv
Group Practice: Churchill Community Hospital

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Stephen Craig Archer
(775) 426-3112
4755 Pasture Rd
Fallon, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Galen Mark Reimer, MD
(775) 423-7001
801 E Williams Ave Ste 2201
Fallon, NV
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Churchill Comm Hosp, Fallon, Nv
Group Practice: Lahontan Valley Family Prctc

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Beckman William Md
(775) 423-2728
801 E Williams Ave Ste 3301
Fallon, NV

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Robert Philip Kaminsky, MD
(505) 955-8515
9811 W Charleston Blvd # 2-322
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1966

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Tedd Mikel McDonald
(775) 423-2728
801 East Williams Avenue
Fallon, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Galen Reimer
(775) 423-3151
801 East Williams Avenue
Fallon, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Banner Churchill Community Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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William Ewart Beckman
(775) 423-3151
801 E Williams Ave
Fallon, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Donna M Miller, MD
(702) 862-8862
2821 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
Henderson, NV
Business
Miller Turner Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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George A Winch, MD
(775) 738-6993
Elko, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1949

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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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