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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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Maria Antonia Oneida, MD
(801) 254-9719
1178 Country Creek Dr
South Jordan, UT
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Jordan Valley Hospital, West Jordan, Ut
Group Practice: West Jordan Medical Ctr

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Dr.Scott E. Hansen
(801) 569-2626
3570 W 9000 S # 210
West Jordan, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Kimberly Ann Moreland, MD
3570 West 9000 South South
West Jordan, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.Mitchell Barney
(801) 569-2626
3570 W 9000 S # 210
West Jordan, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Jordan Valley
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.3, out of 5 based on 15, reviews.

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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.John Nichols
(801) 569-2626
3570 W 9000 S # 210
West Jordan, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Jordan Valley Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.4, out of 5 based on 15, reviews.

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Dr.Edwin England
(801) 285-4700
3723 W 12600 S # 360
Riverton, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Spencer N Colby
(801) 561-2227
3584 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Steven M Thackeray
(801) 561-2227
3584 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
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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