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William Gomes, MD
(308) 381-2200
PO Box 5261
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St John'S Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1970

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Molly Weichman Johnson
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Navid Darius Yazdi, MD
(308) 382-6702
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr.Navid Yazdi
(308) 382-1100
2444 West Faidley Avenue
Grand Island, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Grand Island Clinic
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.6, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Matthew J Brennan
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John P Reilly
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Stephen Jude Wassinger, MD
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1993

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Matthew Jiles Brennan, MD
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1997

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Navid D Yazdi
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gregory W Heidrick
(402) 483-7641
301 S 70th St Ste 200
Lincoln, NE
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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