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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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Young Rock Kim, MD
(219) 738-2741
1000 Twin C Ln
Newark, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yonsei Univ, Coll Of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1962

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Abiola Aina Shitta-Bey
(302) 733-1967
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jennifer Ann Meyer
(302) 733-1000
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Lynn Talley
(302) 731-2900
4745 Ogletown Stanton Rd # 231
Newark, DE
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.1, out of 5 based on 16, reviews.

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Dr.Alexander Kirifides
(302) 224-9400
875 Aaa Boulevard
Newark, DE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 2000
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Gregory Wong De Meo, DO
(302) 691-0350
550 Stanton Christiana Rd Ste 202
Newark, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Sch Of Osteo Med, Stratford Nj 08084
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De; Christiana Hosp, Newark, De
Group Practice: Associates IN Obstetrics & Gyn

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Barry Charles Corke, MD
(302) 733-0705
200 Continental Dr,
Newark, DE
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Sheffield Med Sch, Fac Med/Dent, Sheffield (352-10 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1961

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Beth Ruper Schubert, MD
(302) 286-1800
4735 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 2123
Newark, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Hosp, Newark, De

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Esther R Smith
(302) 733-6565
4755 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
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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