U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Morovis, PR
A 27-year-old female asked:

5 days late and on copper iud , it's been in for 8 months ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
It's all about timin: It takes approximately 9 days from conception until a pregnancy can be detected by a blood test. If you can feel the string of the iud it's in place. To be sure wait a few more days and get a pregnancy test.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Similar questions

Australia
A 33-year-old female asked:

I have a copper IUD my periods are really heavy and last for 12 days this is my 2nd mon my next due in 1 week can I take bcptill mbody adjusts to iud?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Talk to your gynecologist about it so you don't have such a hard time
WA
A female asked:

I'm45/have a copper iud.I used to have irr periods(35-55 days)now more reg.lately start brown&last longer.Now I've gotten cramps&started 2wks later.Y?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
GYN exam: to make sure that the IUD is in place. The cramping may be hormonal; however, may be due to IUD-GYN exam ASAP!

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Dec 7, 2012
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.