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Norcross, GA
A 20-year-old female asked:

I have a paragard iud for almost 2 years.my last period was january 25,2016.i had pink spotting a week before my missed period and a week after?preg?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Magdala Beauvil
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Although the IUD is very effective in preventing pregnancy, a small chance exist. Take a pregnancy test to confirm. Pregnancy with an IUD can result in ectopic pregnancy, which can be life threatening.
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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
You should have many more years of contraceptive protection with this device. Even if not pregnant, review symptoms with your OB/GYN especially if you miss another period or have any other symptoms. Best wishes:)
Mar 9, 2016
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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