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Beth R Schubert, MD
(302) 224-9400
875 AAA Blvd
Newark, DE
Business
Just for Women Ob/Gyn PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard William Henderson
(302) 658-8867
701 N Clayton St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charles B Blackshear III, MD
501 W 14th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1971

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Fatima Naqvi, MD
501 W 14th St Ste 1668
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 2000

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Kevin Christopher Kelley, MD
(302) 454-7607
501 W 14th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1976

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Raul Andres Romero-Joseph
(302) 655-5822
1802 W 4th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joseph Edward Patruno, MD
501 W 14th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1995

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Waleed Shalaby
(302) 421-4670
1100 N Grant Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Gynecology / Oncology

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Angela F Campbell
(302) 655-5822
1802 W 4th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Rachel Heinle
(302) 421-5670
1100 North Grant Avenue
Wilmington, DE
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 2001
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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