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Rachel J Miller, MD
(541) 956-6263
PO Box 1717
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 2002

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Robert Stanley Cohen, MD
(541) 476-7775
1600 NW 6th St Ste S
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1965

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Tamara Clark Medley, MD
(918) 589-0971
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1998

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Raymond Gambrill III, MD
(541) 479-8363
700 Ramsey Ave Ste 101
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1968

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Mark Edward Mulholland, MD
125 NE Manzanita Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1993

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Elbert Campbell Collins, MD
(541) 476-6644
125 NE Manzanita Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr.Richard Battey
700 SW Ramsey Ave # 101
Grants Pass, OR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Three Rivers Community Hospita, Grants Pass, Or
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Richard Roy Battey, MD
(541) 476-6644
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Three Rivers Community Hospita, Grants Pass, Or
Group Practice: Womens Health Ctr

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Raymond Gambrill
(541) 479-8363
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Tamara Medley
(541) 479-8363
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
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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