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Donna M Miller, MD
(702) 862-8862
2821 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
Henderson, NV
Business
Miller Turner Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Megan Bird, MD
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 2002

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Elena V Langdon, MD
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 2003

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Dr.Robert Toledo
(702) 933-5544
1552 W Warm Springs Rd # 100
Henderson, NV
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.9, out of 5 based on 17, reviews.

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George Peter Chambers Jr, MD
(702) 914-7050
100 N Green Valley Pkwy Ste 220
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1998

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Rebecca Herrero, MD
(702) 369-5758
6301 Mountain Vista St Ste 209
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1994

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C Jefferson Cornelius, MD
(702) 893-0016
1930 Dresden Ct
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1991

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Stanley Ames, MD FACS
400 Limoges Ter
Henderson, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albert Einstein
Graduation Year: 1960

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Gerald Casas, MD
(702) 898-7226
4011 E Sunset Rd
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1986

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Charles Wayne Fleisher, MD
(702) 260-0600
100 N Green Valley Pkwy Ste 345
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: St Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nv; Desert Springs Hosp, Las Vegas, Nv; Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Green Valley Ob/Gyn Assoc

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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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