A member asked:

I just got the paragard iud inserted today, but i'm still on my period. they're very heavy. can i use tampons directly after it's inserted?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Douglas Lawson answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Because one of the main risks with the IUD is that you will expel it, just make sure you look at the tampon before throwing it out to make sure the IUD hasn't been expelled.

Answered Jul 3, 2015



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