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Amy E. Korten
(425) 899-4455
12303 NE 130Th Ln
Kirkland, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Samuel Chu
(425) 743-7000
4629 168th St Sw
Lynnwood, WA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Danica Mai Bloomquist, MD
20200 54th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1999

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Michael Pui Hing Lau, MD
7315 212th St SW Ste 204
Edmonds, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hong Kong, Fac Of Med, Hong Kong
Graduation Year: 1977

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J Daniel Timmons, MD
(425) 640-4810
21616 76th Ave W Ste 205
Edmonds, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: Stevens Memorial Hospital, Edmonds, Wa
Group Practice: Sound Womens Care

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Dr. Allen Gregg South
(206) 709-8600
1229 Madison
Seattle, WA
Business
Allen Gregg South, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Most insurance plans accepted including Medicaid and Medicare.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Swedish Medical Canter
Residency Training: Stanford University
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School,
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Sarah Helen De La Torre, MD
20200 54th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1999

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Catherine Alice Rogers, MD
21616 76th Avenue West South
Edmonds, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1995

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Frank Jackson George, MD
(504) 888-5665
21616 76th Avenue West South
Edmonds, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1962

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Michael Ph Lau
(425) 771-3311
7315 212th St Sw
Edmonds, WA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Endometriosis

Think you might have endometriosis?   What causes it  and what are the risk factors, types of screening tests, and treatment options?  Read below.  While you're here, why not Try our Diet Wizard to find out which weight loss programs can help you lose the weight?

Endometriosis

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Summary

Endometriosis is a problem affecting a woman's uterus - the place where a baby grows when she's pregnant. Endometriosis is when the kind of tissue that normally lines the uterus grows somewhere else. It can grow on the ovaries, behind the uterus or on the bowels or bladder. Rarely, it grows in other parts of the body.

This "misplaced" tissue can cause pain, infertility and very heavy periods. The pain is usually in the abdomen, lower back or pelvic areas. Some women have no symptoms at all. Having trouble getting pregnant may be the first sign.

Endometriosis is one of the most common gynecological diseases, affecting more than 5.5 million women in North America alone. The two most common symptoms of endometriosis are pain and infertility. Some women have pain before and during their periods, as well as during or after sex. This pain can be so intense that it affects a woman’s quality of life, from her relationships, to her day-to-day activities. Some women don’t have any symptoms from endometriosis. Others may not find out they have the disease until they have trouble getting pregnant.

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) , part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) , conducts and funds important research into the causes of and treatments for endometriosis. The NICHD hopes that through research, it will someday be able to cure and even prevent this painful disease.

The cause of endometriosis is not known. Pain medicines and hormones often help. Severe cases may need surgery. There are also treatments to improve fertility in women with endometriosis.

What are the symptoms of endometriosis?
The two most common symptoms of endometriosis are pain and infertility.

Symptoms

can include:

Pain before or after menstrual periods, as well as during or after sex  Lower back, intestinal, or pelvic pain Heavy menstrual periods, or spotting and bleeding between periods Painful bowel movements or painful urination during menstrual periods Infertility - About 30 percent to 40 percent of women with endometriosis are infertile, making it one of the top three causes for female infertility

In most cases, the symptoms of endometriosis become milder after menopause because the growths begin to get smaller. 

What are the treatments for endometriosis?
There is currently no cure for endometriosis.  But a variety of treatment options exist, ...

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