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Victor Kissil, DO
(602) 942-2310
2302 W Greenway Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Business
Deer Valley Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Rosemary Fadool, DO
(602) 249-0212
14309 W Granite Valley Dr
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr.Gary Newman
(623) 584-0800
14418 W Meeker Blvd #200
Sun City West, AZ
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.2, out of 5 based on 14, reviews.

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Jay Michael Cooper, MD
(623) 544-3480
14506 W Granite Valley Dr Ste 116
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1970

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Ajaz Rahaman
(623) 554-4321
14300 W Granite Valley Dr
Sun City West, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nicholas James Criares, MD
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1960

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Frank Joseph Fara, MD
(602) 271-5315
14418 W Meeker Blvd
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1978

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Druery Russell Thorn, MD
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
General Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1957

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Susan Anne Briceland, MD
(623) 546-6667
13624 W Camino del Sol
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1985

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Laurence Bruggers, MD FACS
(623) 584-0861
12907 W Galaxy Dr
Sun City West, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Michigan
Graduation Year: 1944

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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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