A 25-year-old female asked:
How long after getting an iud put in can i swim and insert a tampon or have sex? i will be getting it tomorrow (day 2 of my period)
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Depends: Some women have more discomfort with the procedure than others. In any case, there is no reason to alter your lifestyle or avoid sex if you fee up to doing so.
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