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Can bearing down hard dislodge iud

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Stokes
21 years experience Family Medicine
IUD movement: IUDs are normally quite stable though small movements are possible. A small change of string length with no pain is usually fine. A large change of ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: You should not be able to sense the presence of the IUD when it is properly placed. Contact your IUD MD immediately and have her/him check the locati ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not common : Although weird things do occur they are not that common. The expulsion rate for example is 1/1760. IUDs are safe, effective and generally well tolerat ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Follow up: Follow up with doctor who placed the IUD. Sometimes an IUD can become dislodged in the first 3 months of use- your doctor can check for IUD position.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
See your GP or OB: Usual advice is that if you can't feel your IUD strings, then you need to see your FamilyDoc (GP) or OB. But given that this occurred after some fun t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Staley
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: I would contact your doctor immediately for an exam. It sounds like your iud may be partially in the vagina.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shouldn't be a probl: If your IUD remains in its proper position within your uterus and your boyfriend can reliably confirm the presence of the strings, "this should not be ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please see your gyn: Asap , if the iud has migrated it needs to be removed.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs to be removed: I am not sure what you mean exactly but if your iud is falling out, you need it removed.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Patience: Only 20% of couples get pregnant within one month of actively trying. And those are the couples who have sexual intercourse during ovulation. I do n ... Read More
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