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A 27-year-old member asked:

Copper iud inserted for 11 months. 6 weeks post birth. period has not yet returned. experiencing multiple pregnancy symptoms taken 3 hpt always neg?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast feeding?: With 3 negative pregnancy tests you can rest assured that you are not pregnant and a copper IUD if it changes periods at all makes them heavier. Breast feeding can delay the return of periods after pregnancy but seldom for this long. Thyroid disease is not uncommon after pregnancy and can effect periods. See your doctor for a full history, exam, and appropriate testing. Hope this helps some.
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