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Dr.Marylin Powers
(401) 739-2000
166 Toll Gate Rd # B
Warwick, RI
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Dr.Mauro A. Colavita
(401) 739-2000
166 Toll Gate Rd # B
Warwick, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.9, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Anna Maria Rudnicki, MD
455 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr.Carol Manning
(401) 727-4800
400 Bald Hill Rd # 508
Warwick, RI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Women &
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.2, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Dr.Timothy Spurrell
(401) 739-2000
166 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.3, out of 5 based on 15, reviews.

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John Douglas Nisbet
(401) 738-8800
390 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Thomas Alfred Vest, MD
(401) 828-3366
828 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick, Ri; Women & Infants Hospital Of R, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: Thomas A Vest Ltd

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Dr.Kathleen Woodruff
(401) 739-2000
166 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Kent/Women & Infants
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Beth Gerfin Marcaccio
(401) 384-6444
400 Bald Hill Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Christos Harry Erinakes, MD
(401) 737-2280
176 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Padova, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Padova, Italy
Graduation Year: 1977

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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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