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Gregory Keith Morton
(580) 355-9101
412 Sw Summit Ave
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Claudia J Tyburski
(580) 353-6790
102 Nw 31st
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Francois J Du Toit, MD
(580) 248-4797
1202 NW Arlington Ave
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Stellenbosch, Fac Of Med, Tygerberg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1985

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Carol Ann Lennon, MD
(580) 353-9744
3201 W Gore Blvd Ste 200
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.Robert L Kern
(580) 353-6790
102 Northwest 31st Street
Lawton, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Claudia J Tyburski, MD
3201 W Gore Blvd Ste 200
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Comanche County Mem Hosp, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Great Plains Gynecology & Ob

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Pamela J Barry Duguid, MD
(580) 355-6731
3201 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Saskatchewan, Coll Of Med, Saskatoon, Sask, Canada
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Comanche County Mem Hosp, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Tomlinson Family Pratice

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Luis Arnaldo Rivera, MD
1515 NE Lawrie Tatum Rd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Salamanca, Fac De Med, Salamanca, Spain
Graduation Year: 1994

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Mark Stephen Garrison, DO
(580) 353-6790
3201 W Gore Blvd Ste 200
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ohio Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Athens Oh 45701
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Comanche County Mem Hosp, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Great Plains Gynecology & Ob

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Dr.Alan Weedn
(580) 353-6790
102 Northwest 31st Street
Lawton, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Grady Memorial Hospital, Chickasha, Ok
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, 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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