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David Richard Taylor, MD
(501) 982-3461
521 Marshall Rd
Jacksonville, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Rebsamen Reg Med Ctr, Jacksonville, Ar; U S P H S W W Hastings Indian, Tahlequah, Ok
Group Practice: Horizons For Women

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Myra Kathlyne Heilman, MD
(501) 982-3461
521 Marshall Rd
Jacksonville, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1989

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Karen Grant, MD
(501) 982-3461
1424 Braden St
Jacksonville, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr.AL Keller
(501) 835-9444
Horizons for Women, 521 Marshall Road
Jacksonville, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Springhill Baptist
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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David Richard Taylor
(501) 982-3461
521 Marshall Rd
Jacksonville, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Gregregory Wood
(501) 955-9585
Horizons for Women, 521 Marshall Road
Jacksonville, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.2, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Karen G Grant
(501) 982-3461
521 Marshall Rd
Jacksonville, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Leasa Ann Prince, MD
(501) 982-3461
521 Marshall Rd
Jacksonville, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr.Karen Grant
(501) 982-3461
521 Marshall Road
Jacksonville, AR
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Horizons For Women
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Dr.Jesse Kane
(501) 985-8080
Horizons for Women, 521 Marshall Road
Jacksonville, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.4, out of 5 based on 4, 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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