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Vance N Pirkle
(864) 882-1311
215 Stork Way
Seneca, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Philip David Caron
(864) 882-1311
215 Stork Way
Seneca, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Virginia Bass
(864) 482-2360
103 Carter St
Seneca, SC
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Carol W Shuler
(864) 985-1799
112 Surgical Blvd
Seneca, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Carol Shuler
(864) 985-1799
112 Surgical Boulevard
Seneca, SC
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Philip D Caron, DO
(864) 882-1311
215 Stork Way
Seneca, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1990

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Aimee Christina Duffy
(864) 882-1311
215 Stork Way
Seneca, SC
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ronnie Allan Brockway, MD
215 Stork Way
Seneca, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1978

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Randall James Wendt, MD
(864) 885-0156
105 Omni Dr Ste C
Seneca, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1976

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Ronnie Alan Brockway
(864) 882-1311
215 Stork Way
Seneca, SC
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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