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A 23-year-old female asked:

Hi i'm new to the site and i need some advice and answers .. i have recently had my birth control removed to work on my second child. it was removed on march 2nd. i have been trying for a baby since. i've been having cramps in my uterus and back pain. i h

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Give it some time: I wouldn't worry about your fertility. You're young and you've already proven that you can get pregnant and deliver a baby so you're way ahead of the game. If the problem is pain and you had an IUD, I would give it some time and some ibuprofen since your uterus is getting used to not having an IUD anymore. Make sure you're on prenatal vitamins if trying to conceive.
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