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John Charles Rozier Jr, MD
(910) 739-5550
295 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Aerospace Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Southeastern Reg Med Ctr, Lumberton, Nc
Group Practice: Lane & Rozier

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John C Rozier
(910) 739-5550
295 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Tawanda Bowden Clayton, MD
(919) 671-5000
800 Oakridge Blvd
Lumberton, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1986

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Edwin L Baker III, MD
(910) 738-2454
800 Oakridge Blvd
Lumberton, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1984

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Edwin L Baker
(910) 738-2454
800 Oakridge Blvd
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Davis Hepler, MD
403 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1969

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Christine Marie Mellon
(910) 738-9601
725 Oakridge Blvd
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Walter Ernest Neal Jr, MD
(910) 738-9601
725 Oakridge Blvd
Lumberton, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr.Mary Lane
(910) 739-5550
295 West 27th Street
Lumberton, NC
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Southeastern Reg Med Ctr, Lumberton, Nc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Christine Marie Mellon, MD
725 Oakridge Blvd
Lumberton, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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