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John Dean Adler, MD
(307) 674-0700
1333 W 5th St Ste 201
Sheridan, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1979

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Robert W Wilson, MD
Sheridan, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1951

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Dr.Timothy Scott
(307) 672-0401
212 West Burkitt Street
Sheridan, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Lawrence G. Gill III
672-2522
1333 W. Fifth Street
Sheridan, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Preventive Primary Care, Ultrasonography, Infertility
Education
English
Professional Memberships
Sheridan Memorial Hospital

Dr.Willard Woods
(307) 322-3861
1551 Brice Street
Wheatland, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1972
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Lawrence G Gill III, MD
(307) 672-2522
1455 Burton St
Sheridan, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1977

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Timothy James Scott
(307) 672-0401
212 W Burkitt St
Sheridan, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Oscar Jimenez Rojo, MD
(307) 674-4664
Sheridan, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Abdominal Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1944

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Angela E Biggs
(307) 686-3855
1414 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Stephen Saml Rotholz, MD
(919) 786-6805
1005 College View Dr
Riverton, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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