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Rebecca S Green
(603) 882-0555
280 Main St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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Dr.Alyse Kanter
(603) 577-3131
10 Prospect St # 402
Nashua, NH
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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Michael Hayes Sisitsky, MD
(603) 881-8500
10 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1987

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Alan Jay Green, MD
(603) 881-8500
280 Main St Ste 131
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1970

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Joan Eileen Madden, MD
(612) 371-1600
19 Heidi Ln
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1973

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

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Alan J Green
(603) 882-0555
280 Main St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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Cynthia Ann Rasmussen
(603) 577-3170
10 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Karen Kay Maynard
(603) 577-3100
10 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Cynthia Rasmussen
(603) 577-3170
10 Prospect St # 402
Nashua, NH
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
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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