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Mary Therese Brady, MD
(978) 250-6200
4 Nowell Ct
Salem, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Lowell General Hospital, Lowell, Ma
Group Practice: Harvard Vanguard Medical Assoc

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Shuja-Ud-Din Saleem, MD
(603) 893-1112
23 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1967

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Manorma Sharma, MD
(603) 893-1220
1 Stiles Rd Ste 304
Salem, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Kashmir Univ, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Graduation Year: 1979

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Eric B Miller, MD
(603) 870-9150
103 Stiles Rd Ste 203
Salem, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1990

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Michele Pitts Johnson, MD
(325) 676-7151
60 East St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1975

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Shuja U Saleem
(603) 893-1112
23 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Eric Bruce Miller
(603) 870-9150
103 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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William H Edwards
(603) 898-4269
45 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Fernando Manuel Romero, MD
(978) 687-2430
70 East St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1992

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Javed Ilyas Siddiqi, MD
(978) 689-0033
411 Merrimack St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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