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Gregorio Eduardo Lecea, MD
(810) 239-9444
2 Hurley Plz
Flint, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Hurley Med Ctr, Flint, Mi; Mc Laren Reg Med Ctr, Flint, Mi
Group Practice: Ob Gyn Assoc Of Flint P C; Ob Gyn Associates Of Flint Pc

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Mohamed Nader Mohamed Akl, MD
Flint, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cairo, Fac Of Med, Cairo, Egypt (330-02 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 2001

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Carol E Powers, DO
(810) 767-3220
1402 W Court St
Flint, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1995

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Mostafa I M Abuzied, MD
(586) 257-9714
Flint, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cairo, Fac Of Med, Cairo, Egypt (330-02 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1976

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Ira J Murphy, MD
1 Hurley Plz
Flint, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dr V M Med Coll, Shivaji Univ, Sholapur, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jack Richard Price, MD
(810) 238-3631
3371 Beecher Rd
Flint, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1958

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James Mark Neubeck, MD
1 Hurley Plz
Flint, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Hurley Med Ctr, Flint, Mi; Mc Laren Reg Med Ctr, Flint, Mi
Group Practice: Ob Gyn Assoc Of Flint P C; Ob Gyn Associates Of Flint Pc

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Frederico Guilherme Rocha
(810) 257-9000
1 Hurley Plz
Flint, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Phan Nguyen
(810) 767-3220
1402 W Court St
Flint, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Anton Strocel
(810) 767-3220
1402 W Court St
Flint, MI
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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