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Endometriosis Minot ND

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Michael Thomas Vandall, MD
(701) 852-2600
1500 24th Ave SW
Minot, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1976

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Margaret C Nordell
(701) 857-5703
831 S Broadway
Minot, ND
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.James Bozeman
(701) 857-7385
400 Burdick Expy E
Minot, ND
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Trinity
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.6, out of 5 based on 9, reviews.

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Dr.William Madland
(701) 857-5000
400 East Burdick Expressway
Minot, ND
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Trinity
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Michael Nesbitt Holland, MD
(903) 614-3179
400 Burdick Expressway East South
Minot, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Wadley Reg Med Ctr, Texarkana, Tx; St Michael Hosp, Texarkana, Tx
Group Practice: Collom & Carney Clinic

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Margaret Claire Nordell, MD
(701) 857-5000
831 S Broadway
Minot, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1982

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Thomas D Carver
(701) 857-7380
400 Burdick Expy E
Minot, ND
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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David A Billings
(701) 857-7394
400 Burdick Expy E
Minot, ND
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kang Hoon Lee, MD
(701) 857-5421
Minot, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yonsei Univ, Coll Of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Med Ctr Of West Michi, Ludington, Mi

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Carol Marie Schaffner, MD
(701) 838-2900
831 S Broadway
Minot, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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