A 42-year-old female asked:
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how long does it take to stop bleeding after an iud removal?

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Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Up to 3 months: A copper iud might take up to 3 months because it causes a lot of inflammation. A Progesterone iud should be shorter because the hormone is removed and the lining is shed off sooner.
Answered on Jun 6, 2016

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