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Dennis Ray Hartung, MD
(907) 353-5253
1060 Gaffney Rd
Fort Wainwright, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dennis Weber
(907) 459-3500
1001 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Diane M Carlill, MD
(425) 883-5151
1001 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dianne Carlill
(907) 459-3500
1001 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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G Phillips Thomas, MD
1919 Lathrop St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1961

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Karl Bruno Baurick
(907) 479-7701
1919 Lathrop St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nigel George Wappett
(907) 451-6682
1408 19th Ave
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jean Tsigonis
(907) 459-3511
1001 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Peter Douglas Lawrason, MD
(907) 452-1761
1919 Lathrop St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Fairbanks Mem Hosp/Denali Ctr, Fairbanks, Ak
Group Practice: Fairbanks Clinic Inc

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Doris Kay Heilman, MD
(907) 452-1761
Tanana Valley Clin 1001 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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