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Dawn Nabavi Deeter, MD
(270) 753-9300
305 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1993

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Werter Lewis Drake, MD
(270) 753-9300
305 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1980

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Kimberly Ida Murray, MD
300 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 2002

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Ellen Burnett
(270) 753-9300
305 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charles Brent Boles, MD
(270) 753-9300
305 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1992

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Conrad H Jones, MD
(270) 753-9300
305 S 8th St
Murray, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1946

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Jerry Taylor Hart, MD
(270) 885-7106
300 S 8th St Ste 284W
Murray, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1967

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Dr.COREY FORESTER
(270) 759-9200
1000 South 12th Street
Murray, KY
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Matthew E Price
(270) 759-9200
1000 S 12th St
Murray, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Thomas Green
(270) 753-9300
305 South 8th Street
Murray, KY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Murray-Calloway County Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, 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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