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William E Henderson, MD
(662) 234-1734
2200 S Lamar Blvd Ste C
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1995

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Gregory Orin Patton
(662) 236-5717
1204 Medical Park Dr
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ira Lamar Couey, MD
(662) 234-1734
2200 S Lamar Blvd Ste C
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms
Group Practice: Oxford Clinic For Women

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William E Henderson
(662) 234-1731
2200 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ira Lamar Couey
(662) 234-1731
2200 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jerry K Martin
(662) 234-1731
2200 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Ira Couey
(662) 234-1731
2200 South Lamar Boulevard
Oxford, MS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1965
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Ronald Blake Smith, MD
(662) 234-1734
2200 S Lamar Blvd Ste C
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms; Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood, Ms
Group Practice: Oxford Clinic For Women

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Michael Ray Morrison, MD
(785) 233-5101
2301 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1976

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Gregory Orin Patton, MD
(662) 236-5717
1204 Medical Park Dr
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms
Group Practice: Oxford Ob/Gyn Assoc

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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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