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Adam J. Flisser, MD
(212) 794-9601
103 East 80th Street
New York, NY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Urogynecology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: AetnaOxfordGHIMedicareUnitedMany others

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, 1997
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Fellow, American College of Obstetricians/Gynecologists Member, American Urogynecologic Society


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Karen Marie Ferroni
(413) 534-2578
575 Beech St
Holyoke, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gretchen E Loebel
(413) 534-2826
15 Hospital Dr
Holyoke, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Tanya S DeWitt
(413) 534-2826
15 Hospital Dr
Holyoke, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Brian H Toole
(413) 594-3111
444 Montgomery St
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Edward J Patton, MD
(413) 586-2022
234 Russell St
Hadley, MA
Business
Womencare
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dean Loren Madison, MD
(605) 357-7700
183 Madison Ave
Holyoke, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1971

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Jane A Lyons, DO
(413) 533-3470
15 Hospital Dr Ste 404
Holyoke, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med, Biddeford Me 04005
Graduation Year: 1991

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Bruce Alan Morris, MD
(413) 534-2826
15 Hospital Dr
Holyoke, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1988

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Oded Rencus
(413) 789-8014
444 Montgomery St
Chicopee, MA
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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