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Endometriosis Silver City NM

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David Howard Cummings, MD
2600 N Silver St
Silver City, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1965

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Victor Aham Nwachuku, MD
(505) 388-3200
1260 E 32nd St
Silver City, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.Donald H. Montoya
(575) 388-1511
114 West 11th Street
Silver City, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Donald H Montoya, MD
(505) 388-3200
1290 E 32nd St
Silver City, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1971

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Richard Michael Steinzig, MD
(505) 538-2936
3201 N Ridge Loop Dr
Silver City, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1964

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Jean Danl Remillard, MD
(505) 538-4154
801 Peterson Dr
Silver City, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1985

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Richard M Steinzig
(505) 538-2936
3201 N Ridge Loop Dr
Silver City, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Cesar R Hernandez, MD
PO Box 2706
Silver City, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Santiago, Fac De Med, Santiago De Compostela, Spain
Graduation Year: 1970

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Victor A Nwachuku
(575) 388-1561
1618 E Pine St
Silver City, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Laura D Davenport-Reed
(505) 538-2981
1600 E 32nd St
Silver City, NM
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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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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