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Robert George Palerino, MD
(229) 896-7448
1700 21st Ct
Phenix City, AL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1985

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Sylvester Mc Rae, MD
(706) 576-4648
1610 Old Opelika Road
Phenix City, AL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center, Columbus, Ga

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Karen Adrienne Stuart, MD
(706) 322-4950
2000 10th Ave Ste 380
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Thomas N Malone
(706) 324-2485
2039 10th Ave
Columbus, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ruthann Frances Rees, MD
(706) 324-0471
2000 10th Ave Ste 200
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center, Columbus, Ga

Data Provided By:
Ronald Vance Beck
(334) 298-0671
1906 20th Ave
Phenix City, AL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Ruthann Rees
(706) 324-0471
2000 10th Ave # 200
Columbus, GA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Medical Center, Columbus, Ga
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Peter F Resnick
(706) 653-1088
710 Center St
Columbus, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Data Provided By:
Sylvester McRae
(706) 576-4648
1031 20th Street
Columbus, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Ehrman H Eldridge Jr, MD
(706) 323-9047
1100 18th St
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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