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Kathleen T Shine, MD
(601) 553-0616
619 45th St
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Rush Foundation Hospital, Meridian, Ms
Group Practice: Fitz-Gerald & Perret Clinic

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Robert D Blubaugh
(601) 703-9600
1730 14th Street
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Roland Leon Boyd
(601) 703-9600
1730 14th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Elizabeth A Trest
(601) 482-1002
1221 24th Avenue
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Virginia Nelson
(601) 703-1481
1702 14th Street
Meridian, MS
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.4, out of 5 based on 12, reviews.

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John E Lindley, MD
(601) 483-6236
1410 20th Ave
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1952
Hospital
Hospital: Jeff Anderson Reg Med Ctr, Meridian, Ms

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Virginia C Nelson, DO
(601) 482-1002
1800 12th St
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1995

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John Stephen Harris
(601) 482-1002
1221 24th Avenue
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gregory E Lyman
(601) 703-9222
1800 12th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Daniel McKiever
(601) 483-0039
1523 22nd Avenue
Meridian, MS
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 2, 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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