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A 29-year-old male asked:

I'm having chills but have had the iud for 4 months now. is this a sign of perforation?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Likely not: Most of the time when an iud has perforated the person can't feel the strings anymore. An ultrasound will show if the iud is in the uterus or not. Increasing pain and fever might be a sign of an infection. Let your doctor know what you are noticing.
Last updated Mar 2, 2013


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