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We found 5 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Cypress, TX.

Dr. Mazen Elias Abdallah, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 580
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Mazen Abdallah's specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Abdallah honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Abdallah's education and training includes medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and residency at American University of Beirut Medical Center and Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Sandra Margaret Bello, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 580
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Sandra Bello is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. She works in Cypress, TX, Tomball, TX, and The Woodlands, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bello include male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and prenatal diagnosis. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bello is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Bello's education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and residency at Pennsylvania Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Todd Miles Holt, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
13114 Fm 1960; Suite 105
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Todd Holt is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Houston, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Holt average 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Holt include menopause, pap test, and pelvic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Holt takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Dr. Mary Elizabeth Hienaman, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
13114 Fm 1960; Suite 105
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mary Hienaman is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, pap test, and pelvic surgery. Dr. Hienaman takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Sahadat Kemi Nurudeen, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 580
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Sahadat Nurudeen's medical specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Nurudeen obtained her medical school training at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and performed her residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nurudeen include male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and prenatal diagnosis. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nurudeen takes. Her professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Nurudeen welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, Gynecologic Surgery, Male Infertility, Male Reproductive ... (Read more)

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What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a painful disease that affects up to 10% of women during their childbearing years. It happens when cells that normally line the uterus migrate and appear in other parts of the body. These cells respond to monthly hormonal fluctuations and grow blood-rich tissue and shed it, just as they would inside the uterus. This can result in pain, and the bleeding can cause scar tissue to form. The thick, inflexible scar tissue (called an adhesion) can become very painful if it stops organs within the body from being able to move freely.

Endometriosis can happen almost anywhere in the body, but it happens most often within the pelvic cavity. The endometriosis lesions are most often seen on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvic wall, bladder, bowel, and intestines. Specific symptoms of endometriosis depend on where the lesions are located, but the most common are:
  • Pain, especially with the menstrual cycle
  • Infertility
  • Diarrhea or constipation during the menstrual cycle
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Heavy or irregular periods

No one knows what causes endometriosis. It is more common in women who have relatives with endometriosis, who have never given birth, and those who have a history of pelvic infections. It is diagnosed by laparoscopy, where a small tube with a camera on the end is inserted into the body in order to take a close look at the area where endometriosis is suspected to be.

Treatment for endometriosis depends on the severity and location of the lesions. Sometimes surgery to remove the endometriosis or adhesions is the best option. Pain medication helps make the major symptom of endometriosis more bearable. Additionally, some women have had success taking birth control pills or progestins to reduce the fluctuations in hormones that cause the endometriosis activity.