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Endometriosis Gillette WY

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Lisa Michelle Minge, MD
(307) 686-2288
2805 Cedar Ave
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1996

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Hein Hartmut Kalke, MD
(307) 686-7799
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Melbourne, Fac Of Med, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Graduation Year: 1965

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Donald Wilbern Parker
(307) 682-4664
1307 W 3rd St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Angela E Biggs
(307) 686-3855
1414 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Toby Reid Marshall
(307) 686-3855
1414 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Toby Reid Marshall, MD
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1999

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Robert Anthony Norelli, MD
(307) 686-2288
2805 Cedar Ave
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1990

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David A Beck
(307) 682-2233
1402 West 4th Street
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shelley M Shepard
(307) 685-0130
1206 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.David Beck
(307) 682-2233
1402 West 4th Street
Gillette, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 11, reviews.

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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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