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A 35-year-old female asked:

Hi i've had the loop in for about 4yrs. how do i best go about to remove it, and how long thereafter is the best time for my husband and i to try and fall pregnant? will it hurt when being removed?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
GYN: removal is a simple process and procedure which can be done in the office setting. You are most fertile about 2 weeks after the start of your cycle.

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