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can you remove your own iud

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call and ask: Each physician will have his/her fee schedule so you should call your doctor's office and ask. Most but n ot all insurance companies cover this proce ... Read More
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
IUD removal.: IUD.Intra-uterine device.Under normal circumstances,removal of an IUD should not pose problems provided it is done at the correct time.GPs can do this ... Read More

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Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on insurance: Removing an iud is a quick procedure. The cost of any procedure depends on the type of insurance you have. It would be best to check with your doctor' ... Read More
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Dr. Cole Livingston
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends on insurance: The financial aspects of medicine vary more from patient to patient than the patients' histories themselves. It depends on what insurance you have, if ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Flyer
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Cost: Good question, because there is no answer in our non-transparent health care system the answer will result from your efforts to call legitimate gynec ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimal cramps: By the time a cramp occurs in the process, the iud is usually out already.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No permission needed: Yes. of course. You do not need our permission to be sexual. But, remember you must protect against pregnancy if you do not want to become pregnant.
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Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Like a pap smear: You provider (usually your ob/gyn) will place a speculum into the vagina (this part feels like 'getting a pap smear'), then if the strings are visible ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Any time!: You can get get pregnant right away after having an iud out. Same as usual - about 14 days before your period you ovulate. You are most fertile in t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Right away: The only birth control method that's been shown to prolong infertility after discontinuation of use is the depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
That long?🙄🙄😲: Mireya is a IUCD or IUD that is effective up to five (5) years!!! This is a foreign body that can only be justifiably kept in your uterus as long as y ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Call the plan office: This site offers general information for those with medical problems. Site physicians are located throughout the country. We don't presume to know wha ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Should not: If it was not painful going in may not be paiful coming out. Take some 800mg ibuprofen before the appointment.
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