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Brenda Mozette Hardy
(901) 345-4640
6825 Winchester Rd
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lance Dewey Whaley, MD
55 Physicians Ln Ste 3
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1971

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Fazal Mehmood Manejwala, MD
(901) 373-8949
7900 Airways Blvd Bldg B
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1994

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Alok Kumar
(662) 349-5554
7900 Airways Blvd
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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James Henry Johnson, MD
(803) 254-9461
3960 Knight Arnold Rd
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Palmetto Baptist Med Ctr -Col, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: Three Rivers Ob Gyn Assoc

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Dr.THADDEUS GAILLARD
(662) 349-4377
401 Southcrest Circle
Southaven, MS
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Julie Harper
(662) 349-5554
7900 Airways Boulevard #1
Southaven, MS
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Rome Sherrod II, MD
(901) 396-2036
835 Brandywine Dr
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1974

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Fazal Manejwala
(662) 349-5554
7900 Airways Blvd Bldg C2
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ki Rim Chang, MD
7900 Airways Blvd Bldg B
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Korea Univ Coll Of Med, Chong-No-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1964

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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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