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Scott P Striplin, MD
(985) 727-0017
200 Greenleaves Blvd
Mandeville, LA
Business
Total Womens Care
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ingrid Karin Roskos, MD
(985) 781-4848
1150 Robert Blvd
Slidell, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1998
Hospital
Hospital: Slidell Mem Hosp, Slidell, La
Group Practice: Camellia City Obstetrics & Gyn

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Ingrid K Roskos
(985) 781-4848
1150 Robert Blvd
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert Joseph Muller, MD
(985) 641-2100
105 Smart Pl
Slidell, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1981

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Diana Klein Clavin, MD
(985) 781-4848
1150 Robert Blvd
Slidell, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1990

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Ann Roussel Lobello, MD
1150 Robert Blvd
Slidell, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Diana Clavin
(985) 781-4848
1150 Robert Blvd # 360
Slidell, LA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.9, out of 5 based on 13, reviews.

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Ann Roussel Lobello
(985) 781-4848
1150 Robert Blvd
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Clinton L Thomas Jr, MD
(985) 641-8643
985 Robert Blvd Ste 105
Slidell, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Ciudad Juarez, Esc De Med, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr.Samuel M. Alexander
(504) 455-1107
550 Brownswitch Road
Slidell, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.7, out of 5 based on 19, reviews.

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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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