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Sunil M Alexander, MD
(770) 483-2368
1311 Milstead Ave NE
Conyers, GA
Business
East Metro Ob/Gyn Specialists
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sheryl M Simpson Jones, MD
(770) 474-0064
1050 Eagles Landing Pkwy
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Southern Reg Med Ctr, Riverdale, Ga; Henry Med Ctr, Stockbridge, Ga; Fayette Comm Hosp, Fayetteville, Ga
Group Practice: Womens Health Specialists

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Patrick Ike Ojukwu
(770) 507-4842
1018 Hospital Dr
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Alberto Jose Delgado
(770) 474-1919
350 Country Club Dr
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Patrick Schilling
(770) 474-7151
290 Country Club Dr
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Cheryl Wonderly Cockrell, MD
(770) 474-0064
1050 Eagles Landing Pkwy
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1980

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Laxman Ramrakhyani, MD
(770) 994-8551
350 Country Club Dr
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Shobha Rao
(770) 474-1919
350 Country Club Dr
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Steven Lopatine
(770) 474-1919
350 Country Club Dr
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Cheryl Boykin Wonderly, MD
(770) 474-0064
1050 Eagles Landing Pkwy Ste 302
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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