A 42-year-old member asked:
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What can you tell me about the paragard iud?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Great Choice!: The Paragard intrauterine device (IUD) has a long track-record of successful use. It is a small plastic device covered with copper that is inserted into the uterus during a short office procedure. It can be left in-place and prevents pregnancy for up to 10 years! The chance of pregnancy is
Answered on Oct 5, 2015

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Ask gynecologist...: Asking your gynecologist would be the most direct way to get an answer. I am not gyn-doc but urologist and based on what I have known about paragard I ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
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Test: If you have missed your period, you should take a pregnancy test. If it is positive, you need to get in to have your IUD removed right away. Take care ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Depends what u want: I rec a very low dose pill loloestrin it is only 10 mcg no wt gain, light or no periods, prevents ovarian cysts. If u want no more kids the easiest is ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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Late period /IUD: Check TSH, thyroid fuction and prolactin . May be variation though that is unusual, for 2 months. F/U with doctor urgent care
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