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can I get pregnant after removing the copper iud

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes, most women can conceive after removal of an iud. Age, tubal status, and sperm quality all affect success rates, so check in with your fertility ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: An iud is used to prevent pregnancy. So once the iud is removed your fertility comes back. If you don't want to get pregnant use another form of bir ... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The CopperIUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available. Non-hormonal (no effect on fertility/acne/headaches/nausea/wt gain/bloating/blood c ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
32 years experience Urogynecology
Contact your Doctor : You should contact your doctor immediately. Women who become pregnant with an IUD in place are at increase risk for ectopic pregnancy. Your doctor w ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Risk: There would be increased risk of ectopic pregnancy
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Right Away: You are still ovulating with the iud in place & once it's removed, you are fertile as of your next cycle. The amount of copper in your body is neglig ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Doubtful: Highly improbable- the copper ions will prevent imsemination while IUD is in place.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: The deposits of Thursday can remain active for a couple of days in your tubes,and fertilize an egg coming through.Since the coil was removed Friday,it ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: The sperm must be present, and travel, and meet the egg and have a place to settle in. Sperm release can be without full ejaculation, so condom has m ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Very low: As you mentioned,the copper IUD is an effective product with about 1% risk of pregnancy in any year of use.Compared to all other forms of birth contro ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Once the iud is removed then a woman can get pregnant. If you want to get get pregnant i recommend not attempting pregnancy until after a period. If y ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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