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May-Li Barki, MD
(405) 755-7430
4140 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK
Business
Center For Womens Health
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.SHAWNAREE BEESON
(405) 717-7820
1205 Health Center Pkwy # 250
Yukon, OK
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Lorri Dobbins
(405) 717-7954
1205 Health Center Pkwy # 240
Yukon, OK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Canadian Regional
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.6, out of 5 based on 12, reviews.

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James David Lackey, MD
(405) 717-5496
1205 Health Center Pkwy Ste 240
Yukon, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Edmond Med Ctr, Edmond, Ok; Deaconess Hosp, Oklahoma City, Ok; Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Oklahoma Menopause Institute

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Pablo Antonio Pinzon, MD
(405) 682-4000
1601 SW 89th St Ste D100
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Integris Jim Throrpe Rehabilit, Oklahoma City, Ok; Deaconess Hosp, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Renaissance Centers-Women

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Lorri J Dobbins, DO
(405) 717-7954
1205 Health Center Pkwy Ste 240
Yukon, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa, Ok 74107
Graduation Year: 1997

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James D Lackey
(405) 717-5496
1205 Health Center Pkwy
Yukon, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shawnaree L Beeson
(405) 717-7820
1205 Health Center Pkwy
Yukon, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Marilyn Appiah
(405) 427-8160
1600 Sw 119th St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michelle E Webster
(405) 735-3041
11401 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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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