A 21-year-old female asked:
Month 6 with paragard and 6 period. still bleeding heavy and using the heaviest tampons and going through them. should i get my iud taken out?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Maybe: need to discuss with your gyn provider but at six months with this much of a problem with bleeding I would most likely take it out. Also need to be sure no other issues at play here. So discussion with your gyn provider and a good history and exam needed. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R
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Last updated Sep 25, 2014
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