My Pregnancy Guide My Preconception My Pregnancy My Motherhood Pregnancy Tools & Stuff Pregnancy Shopping  
» » ยป

Endometriosis Franklin MA

Looking for information on Endometriosis in Franklin? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Franklin that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find information on Endometriosis in Franklin.

Kristin M Miller, MD
(901) 767-3810
835 W Central St
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Regional Med Ctr Of Memphis, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn; Methodist Hospital-Germantown, Germantown, Tn
Group Practice: Austin Johnson White King

Data Provided By:
Dr.DAVE DAVID
(508) 520-9872
6 Fredrickson Road
Norfolk, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Paul Charles Staffier, MD
(508) 478-3924
6 Central St
Milford, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1964

Data Provided By:
Paul C Staffier
(508) 478-3924
6 Central St
Milford, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Thomas Alfonso Spina, MD
(508) 473-8360
54 Hopedale St
Hopedale, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Milford-Whittinsville Regional, Milford, Ma
Group Practice: Spina Obstetrics Inc

Data Provided By:
Laurie Ann Curry, MD
(401) 767-4100
365 W Central St
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Beata Eva Kereszti, MD
(508) 478-6880
115 Water St Ste 105
Milford, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Henry A D'Angelo Jr, MD
(508) 660-1200
99 Hartford St
Medfield, MA
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided By:
Mitchell Joseph Bellucci
(508) 478-6205
192 West St
Milford, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Melissa J Mead
(508) 634-7338
100 Medway Rd
Milford, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from My Pregnancy Guide