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Gary S DeGuzman
(304) 234-1817
2115 Chapline St
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Cesar Del rosario Pizarro
(304) 234-1610
2115 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Catherine Coleman
(304) 242-4660
30 Medical Park # 230
Wheeling, WV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, Wv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Chandra S Swamy
(304) 242-9560
40 Medical Park Suite 507
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jessica R Ybanez Morano, MD
(304) 234-8700
2101 Jacob St
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: East Ohio Reg Hosp, Martins Ferry, Oh

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Cesar Del R Pizarro, MD
(304) 234-1610
2115 Chapline St Ste 201
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1970

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Chandra Setunath Swamy, MD
(304) 242-9560
40 Medical Park Ste 507
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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Peter Z Bala
(304) 243-7160
30 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jessica Ybanez-Morano
(304) 234-8700
2101 Jacob St
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Wayne E Groux
(304) 242-0588
40 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
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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