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Denise Dawn Mc Hugh, MD
(603) 881-8500
10 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.Jeffery Hubley
(603) 577-4300
St. Joseph Hospital, 172 Kinsley Road
Nashua, NH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Southern New Hampshire Regiona, Nashua, Nh
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Amita N Nair
(603) 889-2847
280 Main St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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DeBorah Jean Ganem
(603) 889-2847
280 Main St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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DeNise D McHugh
(603) 577-3131
10 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Valerie Atkins
(603) 577-2616
8 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Dr.Denise McHugh
(603) 881-8500
10 Prospect St # 402
Nashua, NH
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: snhmc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.6, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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Zoe Ann Gillis, MD
10 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1998

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James Michael Bianco, MD
(603) 595-2517
168 Kinsley St Lowr LEVEL
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1975

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Cynthia Ann Rasmussen
(603) 577-3170
10 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
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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