A 19-year-old female asked:
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how often should you get a paragard iud checked and what are warnings signs all is not going well?

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Dr. Patricia Fearing
35 years experience Gynecology
you can check: You can feel for the strings. If you can feel the strings (they usually just lay over the cervix) most likely there is no problem. It is also checked at each routine visit.
Answered on Apr 17, 2014
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