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Kelly Dawn Robinson, MD
(714) 456-6011
10400 75th St
Kenosha, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr.Elizabeth Fifield
(262) 697-9200
10222 74th St # 200
Kenosha, WI
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.3, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Paul Alfred Capelli, MD
(262) 658-2133
10400 75th St
Kenosha, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1956

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Kenneth S Raskin
(262) 948-6790
10400 75th St
Kenosha, WI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Kenneth Raskin
(262) 948-6790
10400 75th St # 205
Kenosha, WI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Aurora Med Ctr -Kenosha, Kenosha, Wi
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Dr.Timothy Zelko
(262) 697-7750
9916 75th Street #102
Kenosha, WI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Michael F Tiffany
(262) 948-6790
10400 75th St
Kenosha, WI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Leonard Fagan
(262) 697-9200
10222 74th St # 200
Kenosha, WI
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.7, out of 5 based on 9, reviews.

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Michael F Tiffany, DO
10400 75th St
Kenosha, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1996

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Timothy J Zelko, DO
10400 75th St
Kenosha, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
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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