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Dr. Joelle Osias
28 years experience Gynecology
IUD and TENS: The IUD is unlikely to be affected by TENS machine.

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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 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: In fact it is very common to insert the paragaurd during your period . The cervical opening is slightly dilated. The paraguard almost always can be ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The copper IUD does not prevent std infections and can actually increase the chances. Only Mirena (levonorgestrel) is approved for decreasing the ris ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 years: 10 years.
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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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Great Choice!: The Paragard intrauterine device (IUD) has a long track-record of successful use. It is a small plastic device covered with copper that is inserted i ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Period changes: the most common side effect of paraguard is an increase in menstrual flow and menstrual cramps
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends what u want: I rec a very low dose pill loloestrin it is only 10 mcg no wt gain, light or no periods, prevents ovarian cysts. If u want no more kids the easiest is ... Read More

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