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Richard C Enck
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Wayne Danl Domin, MD
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Nh
Group Practice: Lakes Region Ob/Gyn

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William Michael Tovell, MD
(603) 527-2753
724 N Main St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Queens Univ, Fac Of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Franklin Reg Hosp, Franklin, Nh; Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Nh; Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro, Nh
Group Practice: Laconia Clinic

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Richard Charles Enck, MD
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1978

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Susan M Hare
(603) 286-3800
322 W Main St
Tilton, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Charles S Stevenson, MD FACS
21 Ledges Dr
Laconia, NH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins
Graduation Year: 1934

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Michael Tovell
(603) 524-5151
724 N Main St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Henry Spring, MD
(609) 383-6066
85 Spring St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1981

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Wayne D Domin
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Timothy S Pinard
(603) 569-7585
240 S Main St
Wolfeboro, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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