A 25-year-old member asked:
can i get pregnant after the copper iud is removed?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Yes, most women can conceive after removal of an iud. Age, tubal status, and sperm quality all affect success rates, so check in with your fertility specialist early.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: An iud is used to prevent pregnancy. So once the iud is removed your fertility comes back. If you don't want to get pregnant use another form of birth control!
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Yes: The CopperIUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available. Non-hormonal (no effect on fertility/acne/headaches/nausea/wt gain/bloating/blood clots) and VERY safe (except if you have Wilson's dz/Copper allergy). Only risk is a heavier period and complications w/ insertion (RARE). Immediately effective to prevent pregnancy, but DOES NOT protect against STIs. OK for women who haven't had kids
2771 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 26, 2015
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