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Dr.Kory Harward
(801) 714-3422
505 West 400 North Street
Orem, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Orem Community
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 16, reviews.

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James Ashby Brinton
(801) 229-2229
700 W 800 N
Orem, UT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Jae Baxter
(801) 714-3450
505 West 400 North Street
Orem, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Och/Timp
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 15, reviews.

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Jae Kelly Baxter, MD
(801) 225-9991
527 W 400 N
Orem, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1982

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Jae K Baxter
(801) 714-3450
505 W 400 N
Orem, UT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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James Ashby Brinton, MD
(801) 583-0773
716 W 800 N
Orem, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr.Wayne Young
(801) 714-3450
505 West 400
Orem, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 29, reviews.

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Wayne R Young
(801) 714-3450
505 W 400 N
Orem, UT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kory A Harward
(801) 714-3422
505 W 400 N
Orem, UT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dale R Gerstmann
(801) 714-6511
750 W 800 N
Orem, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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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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