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intrauterine device

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very safe: In the right patient, very safe. The beauty of an iud is that if it causes discomfort or bleeding, it can be easily removed. Mirena (levonorgestrel) a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Yes not too much: Insertion is mildly painful not heavy pain pain lasts few minutes only.
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shouldn't be: Most iuds are placed without local anesthesia, but a local block can be used if you are concerned with pain. Most women feel cramping and this respond ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your doc: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
When to get preg: Main thing i want my patients to consider is when (or if) they want to get pregnant. If you want to conceive in about a year or less, don't get an iud ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contraceptive: A small object that is inserted into your uterus by to prevent pregnancy.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommend: It is not recommend for pt have not had any children yet to get iud because although it is rare but there is a chance of infection or some complicat ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Not a good idea: Virgin can not remain virgin also will find it very very uncomfortable during insertion not advisable.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/unintendedpregnancy/contraception.htm. The cdc and fda provide excellent, nonbiased advice on many health issue ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Two types: There are two types of IUDs that are available. One type is copper which is slowly released into the uterus and this stops the sperm from reaching the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mabel Obeng
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUD: An intrauterine device is a form of contraception that is shaped like a t. It is placed in the uterine cavity to prevent pregnancy. It may contain c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: That is where iuds come out. It prevents pregancy, but does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases.

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