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Toby Reid Marshall, MD
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1999

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Lisa Michelle Minge, MD
(307) 686-2288
2805 Cedar Ave
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1996

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Donald Wilbern Parker
(307) 682-4664
1307 W 3rd St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Donald Parker
(307) 682-4664
1307 West 3rd Street
Gillette, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Campbell County Mem Hosp, Gillette, Wy
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Toby Reid Marshall
(307) 686-3855
1414 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert Anthony Norelli, MD
(307) 686-2288
2805 Cedar Ave
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1990

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Hein Hartmut Kalke, MD
(307) 686-7799
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Melbourne, Fac Of Med, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Graduation Year: 1965

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David A Beck
(307) 682-2233
1402 West 4th Street
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shelley M Shepard
(307) 685-0130
1206 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.David Beck
(307) 682-2233
1402 West 4th Street
Gillette, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 11, reviews.

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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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