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Dr.John Lavin
(406) 752-5252
210 Sunnyview Ln # 201
Kalispell, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Robert Manning Rogers
(406) 752-8282
75 Claremont St
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Perry Keith Birky
(406) 751-5662
202 Conway Dr
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Dennis Beach
(406) 862-6436
210 Sunnyview Ln # 104
Kalispell, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Richard Taylor
(406) 752-8282
75 Claremont St # A
Kalispell, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Irene R Martin, MD
(406) 752-8433
211 Parkway Dr
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1982

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Gwenda Colwell Jonas, MD
(406) 752-5252
210 Sunnyview Ln
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1993

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Ellis Mast Sowell, MD
(406) 755-5858
210 Sunnyview Ln
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1961

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Charles Bradford Ludden, MD
(406) 752-8282
75 Claremont St Ste A
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1976

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Wayne Alexander Miller, MD
(406) 756-0715
1200 Old Timber Trl
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Medical Genetics, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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