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Leon G Atherton, MD FACS
(501) 623-5550
201 Trivista Left St
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Illinois(chicago)
Graduation Year: 1946

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Dr.William Lee
(501) 227-5155
1900 Malvern Avenue #304
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.MARY THAXTON
(501) 609-2229
1900 Malvern Ave # 401
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Robert L Martin, MD
(972) 479-5916
124 Hollywood Ave
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1976

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Leo Yang, MD
(501) 623-6455
1900 Malvern Ave
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Chinese
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Regional Health Ctr, Hot Springs, Ar; National Park Med Ctr, Hot Springs, Ar
Group Practice: Physicians For Women

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Leo A Yang
(501) 623-6455
1900 Malvern Ave
Hot Springs, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Brenda Powell
(501) 623-6455
1900 Malvern Ave # 401
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: St Josephs Regional Health Ctr, Hot Springs, Ar
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Brenda N Powell
(501) 623-6455
1900 Malvern Ave
Hot Springs, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Leo Yang
(501) 623-6455
1900 Malvern Ave # 401
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: National Park Medical
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.1, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Leo Yang, MD
(501) 623-6455
1900 Malvern Ave
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Chinese
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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