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Beverly Jean Tong, MD
(816) 452-3300
Williston, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1997

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Glenn Allen Wiens, MD
(701) 572-7651
1213 15th Ave W
Williston, ND
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Hospital Of Williston, Williston, Nd
Group Practice: Craven-Hagan Clinic Ltd

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Dr.Joseph Adducci
(701) 572-0316
1213 15th Avenue West
Williston, ND
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1959
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Mercy Hospital Of Williston, Williston, Nd
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Stephen N Nelson
(701) 234-4811
737 Broadway N
Fargo, ND
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Dr.Mary Holm
(701) 364-8000
3000 32nd Avenue South
Fargo, ND
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.4, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Beverly Jean Tong
(701) 774-7687
1213 15th Ave W
Williston, ND
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joseph Edward Adducci, MD
(701) 572-0316
PO Box 2438
Williston, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Hospital Of Williston, Williston, Nd; Mc Kenzie County Mem Hospital, Watford City, Nd

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Sara Solberg
(701) 774-7687
1213 15th Ave W
Williston, ND
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Arie Leonard Fischbach, MD
(701) 857-7000
600 17th Ave SE
Minot, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De L'Etat A Liege, Fac De Med, Liege, Belgium
Graduation Year: 1970

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Jeffrey Allen Rondeau
(701) 234-8880
2400 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
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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