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Endometriosis Dracut MA

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EverGreen Women's Health Care
(603) 577-FERT
280 Main Street, Suite 131
Nashua, NH
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Cardone Reproductive Medicine & Infertility
(781) 438-9600
2 Main St. (Route 28), Suite 150
Stoneham, MA
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Navinchandra D Popat, MD
(978) 454-5150
505 Nashua Rd Ste 7
Dracut, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1967

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Patricia Ann Devine, MD
(914) 637-1675
295 Varnum Ave
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1987

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Maher Mahrous Girgis, MD
(978) 453-0202
817 Merrimack St
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Abbasia Fac Of Med, Univ Of Ain Shams, Cairo, (915-04 After 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1964

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RSC New England
(800) 858-4832
One Forbes Road
Lexington, MA
Services and Treatments Available
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K David Kang, MD
505 Nashua Rd
Dracut, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Of Med, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1965

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Kilwon David Kang
(978) 957-4660
505 Nashua Rd
Dracut, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nonnie Marie Estella, MD
(978) 452-2121
295 Varnum Ave
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Nonnie Estella
(978) 459-8300
295 Varnum Avenue
Lowell, MA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Endometriosis



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Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a condition in which the cells that are normally found in the lining of the uterus escape the uterus through the fallopian tubes into places like the intestines and the ovaries. During the period, these cells try to bleed out in the same way that the rest of the utering lining does, but they can't get out, so they can cause serious pain. The tissue can become irritated and tissue of organs surrounding the uterus can become bound together by adhesions. There can also be scarring and and cysts on the reproductive organs.

What are the Symptoms of Endometriosis?
• Heavy periods or bleeding between periods
• Painful periods
• Infertility
• Pain during intercourse
• Pain with bowel movements or urination

Note: these symptoms may indicate a wide variety of medical conditions. If you have any concerns, contact your doctor.

 

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What Causes Endometriosis?
There is some debate about what causes endometriosis, but one theory is that sometimes during her period a woman may bleed into her fallopian tubes and that rarely some of that blood may escape into the pelvic cavity. Another theory is that endometriosis happens much earlier in a woman's life, when she is still an embryo and the cells are still capable of assuming any task.

How is it Diagnosed?
A definitive diagnosis can only be made with a laparascopy, which is a very minor operation. In a laparascopy, the surgeon makes a very small incision and inserts a tube with a camera into the pelvis to look for adhesion and endometrial implants. Endometrial implants are groups of endometrial cells or cells of the type that line the uterus.

What Does it Mean in Terms of Fertility?
While some women with endometriosis will be able to get pregnant with no difficulty at all, some women will have fertility problems. Medical professionals estimate that around 70% of women with endometriosis will get pregnant within three years even without treatment.

There are two causes of infertility in women with endometriosis. The first is structural: adhesions or scar tissue can block the fallopian tubes. The second is hormonal: the hormones secreted by the endometrial tissue disrupt the regular hormone balance in the body. Hormonal treatment may help in some cases.

If there is a structural blockage, doctors may be able to perform what is referred to as conservative surgery to repair the damage. Success depends upon the level of damage.

If the ovaries respond to hormonal stimulation, often artificial insemination works. If the fallopian tubes are bad...

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