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Endometriosis Sparks NV

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Nevada Center for Repro Medicine
(775) 828-1200
645 Sierra Rose Drive, Suite 205
Reno, NV
Services and Treatments Available
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Sherrie Crouch Hald, MD
(775) 829-9500
1500 E 2nd St
Reno, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.Terrence McGaw
(775) 688-5850
75 Pringle Way
Reno, NV
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Earle Yoshito Oki, MD
(408) 356-1883
1500 E 2nd St
Reno, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Vietnamese
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1977

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Sherrie A Hald
(775) 829-9500
1500 E 2nd St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Craig W Klose
(775) 688-5850
75 Pringle Way
Reno, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard W Rafael
(775) 323-4545
770 Mill St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Stacy Eldon Mellum, MD
(775) 329-6241
85 Kirman Ave Ste 101
Reno, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1991

Data Provided by:
Lester Ho
(775) 688-5850
75 Pringle Way
Reno, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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M Ronald Avery, MD
(775) 825-2287
5290 Neil Rd
Reno, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1962

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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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