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Endometriosis Las Vegas NV

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Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM)
(866) 428-3222
3121 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
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Donna M Miller, MD
(702) 862-8862
2821 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
Henderson, NV
Business
Miller Turner Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Trang Thanh Ngo, MD
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 2001

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Arthur S Tayengco
(702) 382-1033
3515 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jon M Hazen
(702) 671-5140
1707 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Red Rock Fertility Center
(702) 262-0079
6420 Medical Center St. Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Membership Organizations
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Lance H Betson, DO
2801 S Valley View Blvd Ste 2
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1993

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William E Dougan, MD
(702) 880-7007
4200 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.James Ingaglio
(702) 671-5140
1707 West Charleston Boulevard #290
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Joseph A Rojas Sr, MD
(702) 382-2900
2040 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1957
Hospital
Hospital: Valley Hosp Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Meadows Women's Ctr

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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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