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What to expect for first iud . getting it done throu a family planning service . effectiveness?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

IUD insertion: IUD insertion is usually innocuous with short lived cramping and very little if any pain. IUD's are extremely effective, but when they fail, tubal (ectopic) pregnancies are more common. IUD's work by preventing the fertilized ovum from implanting in the uterus.

Answered 11/14/2015

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