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Dr. Robison
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Mountain View Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.9, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Dr.CARRIE MERRILL
(208) 552-6906
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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James William Loynd III, MD
(307) 733-7138
2001 S Woodruff Ave Ste 10
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1978

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James Michael Oldroyd
(208) 523-2060
2001 S Woodruff Ave
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Steven W Robison
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ty Bolton Erickson
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.James Oldroyd
(208) 523-2060
2001 S Woodruff Ave # 10
Idaho Falls, ID
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Gerald E Mortimer, MD
(208) 522-0747
2065 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1971

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Carrie L Merrill
(208) 552-6906
2327 Coronado St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Jeff Baker
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Eastern Idaho Reg Med Ctr, Idaho Falls, Id
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.4, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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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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