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side effects of the copper coil

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Copper Coil: A form of iud for contraception, it is generally considered safe & tolerated well, rarely causing mild mood changes due to the steroid content progest ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Copper coil anxiety : 34 F had copper coil and anxiety attacks. Asks if related. ANS: I can think Of no biological reason for this. So answer is no. But one can test but ta ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
If you use : Mirena (levonorgestrel) it secrete progesterone and after your body gets used to it the heavy bleeding should stop altogether . It might take a few mo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
St. John's wort: Several sites suggest it is safe to take st. John's wort if u have a copper iud without any compromise in contraceptive efficacy. St. John's wort used ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Not unusual: It's not unusual to bleed after removing it, but it can't say how long it might last. It should gradually taper off over the next couple of days and t ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Few: Women with the copper IUD report heavier periods for the first 3-6 months that then normalize. It is nonhormonal and is appopriate for women with and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Few: Most women will have some slight cramping and/or spotting when the iud is placed. Some women will have heavier periods and/or more cramping for up to ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding: Some patients will experience an increase in menstrual flow.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
IUDs: Birth Control: The reason one goes on any form of birth control is to stop needless worrying about unwanted pregnancies. The iud is a very effective tool to keep th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Copper IUD: Most patients can successfully get pregnant by 6 months although sometimes it can take up to 2 years.

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