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can the paraguard iud cause endometrial lining to thicken

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really : The paragard iud is hormone free. It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no re ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really : The paragard iud is hormone free. It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no re ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: The main way that paragard prevents pregnancy is by thickening the cervical mucus, to prevent sperm from passing through the cervix, but it also has a ... Read More
Dr. Sally Rafie
13 years experience Pharmacology
No: The Paragard IUD can act as emergency contraception if inserted within 5 days of unprotected intercourse. It is a very effective form of contraceptio ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nabila Babar
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Have it checked: make sure not infection. however the IUD can cause increase discharge
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly : Infections are increased in the first two weeks after iud placement. This is from passing something through the vagina and cervix and into the uterus. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Paragard: Here is an excellent article by Mayo Clinic regarding possible problems: http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/paragard/basics/risks/prc-200130 ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No relationship: Iud's do not cause headaches or migraines. Tough to treat migraine hormonally, but perhaps a preventative medication will stop the headaches. Work ou ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUDs: I have seen online complaints of hair loss with iuds, but usually with hormonal iuds like mirena (levonorgestrel). Its not a listed side effect with ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Test: If you have missed your period, you should take a pregnancy test. If it is positive, you need to get in to have your IUD removed right away. Take care ... Read More
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