Dearborn, MI
A 41-year-old male asked:

My wife has heavy bleeding since she put paragard iud (26 days ago) the doctor gave her aurobindo( birth control pills) to help stop the bleeding.but not stopping after 1week n recent big dark clot blood?

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Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Excessive bleeding: Since her doctor has prescribed medical therapy for excessive bleeding and the IUD is in place, I would recommend she see her women's health doctor for more definitive treatment. as soon as possible.
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