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How Often Should I Check For The Iud String In My Vagina
Rarely: I do not instruct patients to check for the string on a routine basis. Expulsion of the IUD is rare. If in doubt or you need reassurance then check. ...Read more
Feel the strings: Checking the strings of your iud is a quick, easy way to check to see if your iud is still present in the uterus. You should feel strings (only 3-4 cm long) coming from the cervix. Do not pull the strings as this could cause inadvertent removal of the iud. See you doctor if you cannot feel the strings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an IUD that was put in a year ago. The strings have moved and i can feel the plastic part and the opening of my uterus. Should i go to the er?
If I can feel the strings on my IUD and my periods have been regulated, it should be in the correct place right?
Yes: Everything sounds as it should be. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
I had sex for the first time and I have a piece of my hymen hanging from my vagina that is still attached. Can my gyn remove it for me?
See a gynecologist: Yes it advisable to see your gynecologist for evaluation, care. Also a discussion of what birth control may be appropriate for you will be good at this visit ( to prevent pregnancy). Please remember to practice safe sex, ( use condoms as no birth control will protect you from sexually transmitted diseases). Take care of yourself and stay safe. ...Read more
Is it normal for the thread of my mirena to be loosen? I have had it for 3yrs and i always check to see if the string are in placed. I check my strings yesterday and they do not feel the same way they did wen i always check them and nw after 3yrs I am hav
Hi doctor, can I get pregnant if my husband come in my hand and i insert it to the syringe into the vigina? Is there a chance for pregnancny?
Yes but: There is a chance if done properly, but is no better than doing it normally. The right way is to attempt this type of methods under guidance by your OB dr; selecting the sperm and injecting it properly; fertility clinics know how. Remember time is of the essence, the sooner you get real help the better, for many reasons. ...Read more
I went to check the strings of mirena (levonorgestrel) and cervix is high and facing the back so i couldn't reach it. First time in 4 years. What does that mean?
I just had an IUD placed in the past month. I can feel the strings more often on some days than others, as they're closer to my vaginal entrance. Why?
Is it possible for my wife to get pregnant if I have inserted some part of my penis in dry vagina?
Yes: Anytime a penis goes into a vagina you can conceive a child. ...Read more
I recently had the marena Iud put in and the strings are very deap inside my vagina and there is a white curd like discharge. Should I avoid sex?
How can a person check to ensure mirena (levonorgestrel) is in right. I can no longer feel the strings for it. Have pain and swelling
See your doctor: See your doctor. You may just not be able to locate the strings, and he can also check with an ultrasound. ...Read more
After 50 days of delivery I have still pain in my vagina and i can see one small piece of meat is hinging in my vagina what should I do for it
See your OB: By 50 days post-delivery, you should be feeling close to normal. It may be that an irregular tear left a residual "piece of meat" (yikes - what a description!). This can likely be repaired. See your doctor. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
I seem to have a prolapsed uterus and am pregnant. Should I have it cut off by my doctor in case it gets in the way of the baby?
I had the skyla IUD for non pregnant women put in today i have severe cramping the doctor made sure it was in place after when will this pain go away?
IUD: Every woman has a different size womb (uterus) and some are smaller than others. When pregnancy has not preceded the insertion of the IUD, the IUD may cause pain, bleeding and cramping for a few days.If it continues, you may need to have the IUD removed and then use a different form of birth control. ...Read more
I went to the doctor and my doctor couldnt find my string for my IUD and now I have to get a ultrasound to see where it is what is the risk ?
Minimal: There is no risk to the ultrasound; and only minimal risk to removing the iud with no string present. The procedure might be slightly more uncomfortable than if the string were present. Discuss the specific risks with your doctor. ...Read more
Considering getting a Mirena IUD. How long does the insertion take? How much pain can I expect to have with the insertion and in the days that follow? I haven't had any children.
Good choice: Mirena will give you consistent contraception for 5 years. Since you have not had any children, insertion may be somewhat difficult but not impossible. Your provider will be able to offer advice/suggestions on how to minimize the discomfort. Under optimum circumstances, insertion takes about 1-3 minutes or so, the discomfort, subsides quickly, in a day or so. I hope this helps. Best Wishes ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How i will know if my copper IUD fill out ...And how dr checks IUD if its in the righ place with out ultrasound..Please help iam worry
Us your finger : Use your finger to see if you feel your string. If you are not sure your doctor can check. ...Read more
Is it common for woman with the copper IUD to have smelly periods, and even stay smelly after? How can I get rid of the odor after my period?
It can happen.: A copper iud changes the environment in the uterus. Some women will be prone to odor from changes like bacterial vaginitis (bv); but BV is pretty common. Sexually transmitted infections can cause an odor, the odor may just be from older blood in the uterus as well. There's really no way for us to tell here online; you will need to speak to your doctor, and be seen for a pelvic exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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