A 19-year-old female asked:
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i have an iud but i haven't been able to feel the string for about a month. should i be worried? i have an appointment for next week.

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Don't worry: It is not uncommon for IUD strings to curl under cervix or into OS (cervical opening). It is not common, but not impossible for IUD to become completely expelled without patient's knowledge. I would recommend being seen sooner to confirm that your IUD is still in uterus.
Answered on May 21, 2017
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