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Joanne S Hinson, MD
(801) 322-1214
850 E 300 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Business
OB/GYN Clinic Inc
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kenneth S Larsen
(801) 501-5590
9600 S 1300 E
Sandy, UT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kathryn E Walker, MD
(360) 428-3068
9400 S 1300 E #308
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr.Gregory Tanner
(801) 963-1880
9600 S 1300 E # 305
Sandy, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Gregory Chas Tanner, MD
(801) 572-5808
9600 South 1300 East South
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1973

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Janice L Byrne, MD
(801) 581-8425
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Business
University of Utah Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Kenneth Larsen
(801) 501-2160
9600 S 1300 E # 308
Sandy, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Alta View Hosp, Sandy, Ut
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.9, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Robert Wendell Later, MD
(801) 571-0009
9600 South 1300 East South
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Alta View Hosp, Sandy, Ut; Cottonwood Hosp Med Ctr, Murray, Ut

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Robert Wendall LaTer
(801) 571-0009
9600 S 1300 E
Sandy, UT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Suphithay Phouthavongsay, MD
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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