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Brenda K Jenkin, MD
(608) 242-6840
4122 E Towne Blvd
Madison, WI
Business
UW Health East Towne Clinic OB/GYN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Thomas Moore Jenkins, MD
(215) 955-7996
6702 Woodgate Rd
Middleton, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1994

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Walton Orvyl Schalick
(608) 263-8060
6630 University Ave
Middleton, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Joel Bradley Henry, MD
(608) 755-3703
451 Junction Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1990

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Larry S Charme
(608) 417-6667
451 Junction Rd
Madison, WI
Specialty
General Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dusan Jovanovic, MD
7006 Donna Dr
Middleton, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Belgrade, Med Fak, Beograd, Serbia
Graduation Year: 1952
Hospital
Hospital: Univ Of Wi Hospital & Clinics, Madison, Wi

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Kathleen Mary Robertson, MD
(608) 833-3274
3205 Glacier Ridge Rd
Middleton, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1968

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Frank F Middleton III, MD
(229) 883-7010
451 Junction Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Palmyra Med Ctr, Albany, Ga; Phoebe Putney Mem Hosp, Albany, Ga
Group Practice: Obgyn Associates Of Albany

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Maria E Sandgren Birkelo, MD
451 Junction Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Karolinska Inst, Med Fak, Stockholm, Sweden
Graduation Year: 1985

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Maria E Sandgren Birkelo
(608) 265-7601
451 Junction Rd
Madison, WI
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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