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Joseph Louis Printz, MD
(303) 499-2840
4100 High Resort Blvd SE
Rio Rancho, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1967

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Tushar P Dandade, MD
(432) 335-5311
4100 High Resort Blvd SE
Rio Rancho, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr.Tushar Dandade
(505) 462-8800
4100 High Resort Boulevard Southeast
Rio Rancho, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1998
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Michelle Miller, MD
(505) 262-7291
1423 Trail Wind Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1994

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Steven Anthony Komadina, MD
(505) 893-2840
4801 McMahon Blvd NW Ste 101
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Legal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph West Mesa Hospital, Albuquerque, Nm
Group Practice: Women's Health Horizons

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Victoria Garcia, MD
4005 High Resort Blvd SE
Rio Rancho, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 2000

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Dr.Victoria Garcia
(505) 462-8800
4100 High Resort Blvd SE # 125
Rio Rancho, NM
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 2000
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Tushar P Dandade
(505) 462-8800
4100 High Resort Blvd Se
Rio Rancho, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Geoffrey Joseph Gill, MD
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 2003

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Steven Anthony Komadina
(505) 893-2840
4801 Mcmahon Blvd Nw
Albuquerque, NM
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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