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Dr.Michael Krause
(605) 996-1995
625 N Foster St # 108
Mitchell, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg
Year of Graduation: 1998
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Michael Ross Krause, DO
(614) 297-4000
2200 N Kimball 850
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1998

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Michael Ross Krause
(605) 996-1995
625 N Foster St Ste 108
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Anthony S Diehl
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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E Paul Amundson, MD
(605) 328-5800
6110 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Kennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd; Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
Group Practice: Family Practice Physicians

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Lonnie Joe Nedved, MD
PO Box 1203
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1981

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Ronald D Anderson
(605) 996-1995
625 N Foster St Ste 108
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shelley J Cole
(605) 328-7700
1500 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gilbert English
(605) 336-2140
1200 S 7th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Samir Abu Ghazaleh, MD
(605) 331-3898
1000 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ain Shams Univ, Fac Of Med, Abbasia, Cairo, Egypt (330-04 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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