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Stanton Andersen Bailey, MD
(435) 833-9111
943 S Fifth St
Mebane, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1989

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Paul F Williams, MD
(919) 226-9317
412 N Gurney St
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, Nc
Group Practice: Crist Clinic

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Robert Paul Harris
(336) 538-1880
1091 Kirkpatrick Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Cathy Christine Belk, MD
1713 S Church St
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1980

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Ricky Lee Evans, MD
(336) 538-2367
1234 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: East Carolina Univ Sch Of Med, Greenville Nc 27858
Graduation Year: 1994

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Karen Lynn Lee, MD
(919) 966-2561
2400 Uphill Ct
Hillsborough, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1998

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Thomas Giebmanns, MD
(336) 524-8918
1091 Kirkpatrick Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1998
Hospital
Hospital: Alamance Reg Med Ctr, Burlington, Nc
Group Practice: Westside Ob-Gyn Pa

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Dr.Robert Harris
(336) 538-1880
1091 Kirkpatrick Road
Burlington, NC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Alamance Regional Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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John Langtry Washington, MD
(336) 584-6868
1236 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Alamance Reg Med Ctr, Burlington, Nc
Group Practice: Central Carolina Gynecology

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Philip John Rosenow
(336) 538-1880
1091 Kirkpatrick Rd
Burlington, NC
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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