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Cora Frances Salvino, MD
(308) 635-3033
3911 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1978

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David G Holdt
(308) 635-3033
3911 Ave B Suite 3100
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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David Gene Holdt, MD
(308) 635-3033
3911 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1978

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Ernest Karl Bussinger, MD
(308) 635-3033
3911 Avenue B Ste 3100
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1972

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Painter, Kathryn, Md - Regional West Physicians Clnc
(308) 635-3033
3911 Avenue B Ste 3100
Scottsbluff, NE

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Ernest K Bussinger
(308) 635-3033
3911 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Loren Laverne Faaborg, MD
(308) 635-3033
4009 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1975

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Emily R McCarty
(308) 635-3033
3911 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dorisa L Polk
(308) 635-3033
3911 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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James Scott Albin
(402) 379-9999
2504 W Benjamin Ave
Norfolk, NE
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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