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Leslie Ginger Budd
(970) 667-2009
1900 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michelle L Soriano
(970) 667-2009
1900 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Irene L Sokolowski
(970) 667-2009
1900 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Todd A Bader
(970) 667-2009
1900 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Suzanne Elizabeth Saenz, MD
(970) 667-2009
1900 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1991

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John Winslow Carlton, MD
1813 Cheyenne Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1970

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Thomas Lee Englert, MD
(970) 669-8960
2216 Hoffman Dr Ste 3
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Kee Med Ctr, Loveland, Co

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John T Crane, MD
(970) 667-2009
1900 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1988

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Michelle Louise Soriano, MD
(970) 667-2009
1900 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1996

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Michelle Denise Mitchell, MD
(970) 667-2009
914 W 6th St
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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