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Endometriosis North Las Vegas NV

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Donna M Miller, MD
(702) 862-8862
2821 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
Henderson, NV
Business
Miller Turner Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Seth K Adjovu
(702) 798-1233
1815 E Lake Mead Blvd
N Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Annette Finley Mayes, MD
(702) 649-0002
1815 E Lake Mead Blvd
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1990

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Munira Dudhbhai
(702) 649-0002
1815 E Lake Mead Blvd
N Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Noel S Harrison
(702) 642-6402
1905 Mcdaniel St
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Frank P Silver
(702) 642-4092
2031 Mcdaniel St
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nader Y Abdelsayed
(702) 649-0002
1815 E Lake Mead Blvd
N Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Noel Harrison
(702) 642-6402
1905 Mcdaniel St # 103
North Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Sunrise
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Claire Hoelscher Gould
(702) 653-2300
4700 Las Vegas Blvd N
Nellis Afb, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Tanja R Scherm
(702) 653-2257
4700 Las Vegas Blvd N
Nellis Afb, NV
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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