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A 18-year-old female 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?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes: 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.
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