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Brendan D Connealy
(402) 559-6160
983255 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joseph C Scott
(402) 559-9800
988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kevin Ray Emge, DO
(402) 559-7405
984455 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy Medical Center Administration Office

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Robert C Olesh
(402) 559-9800
988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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William L Kuyper, MD
(402) 397-6600
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Ne
Group Practice: Mid-City Ob/Gyn

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Aimee Marie Probasco
(402) 559-4212
983255 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Teresa Grace Berg, MD
(402) 559-5326
983255 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1987

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Carin L Craig, MD
(402) 559-7777
981225 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Saba Univ Sch Of Med, Saba, Netherland Antilles
Graduation Year: 1999

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Marvin Leroy Dietrich, MD
(402) 559-2258
981080 Nebraska Med Ctr-Ortho,
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1966

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Tyler J Adam
(402) 559-6160
983255 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
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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