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Nicky Plementosh, MD
(920) 498-8650
1537 Park Pl Ste 200
Green Bay, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1993

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Kathlene Aileen Kusiv, DO
(920) 498-8650
1537 Park Pl
Green Bay, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1985

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Nicky Plementosh
(920) 498-8650
1537 Park Pl Ste 200
Green Bay, WI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Karen Ross Tammela
(920) 496-4700
1715 Dousman St
Green Bay, WI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joseph M Brand
(920) 433-8360
835 S Van Buren St
Green Bay, WI
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Megan Elise Temp, MD
(262) 334-3451
1537 Park Pl
Green Bay, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Community Hospital, West Bend, Wi
Group Practice: West Bend Clinic

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Kathlene A Kusiv
(920) 498-8650
1537 Park Pl Ste 200
Green Bay, WI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Herbert F Sandmire, MD FACS
(920) 468-3444
704 S Webster Ave
Green Bay, WI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wisconsin
Graduation Year: 1953

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Maryjo Neustifter
(920) 496-4700
1821 S Webster Ave
Green Bay, WI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Brian Dale Dobbins
(920) 496-4700
1715 Dousman St
Green Bay, WI
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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