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A 25-year-old female asked:

Dull on/off pain in right lower pelvis. iud inserted 1 mo ago. pelvis/transvaginal ultrasound came back normal. should any other tests be done?

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Give it time: It is possible to have bidding changes or intermittent pain within the first 3-6mos of IUD use. Given normal location on ultrasound, I recommend a trial of Ibuprofen or Naproxen for pain.

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Last updated Mar 24, 2017

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