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Can a IUD get lost in you while you have it?

Can a IUD get lost in you while you have it?

Yes: Very uncommon but an iud can perforate the uteriine wall and end up inside the abdominal cavity. An iud can be expelled by the uterus and may come out on the back of a tampon without the persons knowledge. Learning to check for iud string position and presence is very helpful but if in doubt, a professional evaluation is warrented. ...Read more

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Can my bf get hurt by my iud?

Can my bf get hurt by my iud?

Unlikely: Your boyfriend may feel the iud string during intercourse but it is unlikely it will hurt him if it is put in correctly. Sometimes the iud string can be trimmed a little if intercourse is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get an IUD placed?

Does it hurt to get an IUD placed?

Mild pain: Most women will only experience mild discomfort during iud insertion. It would be helpful to take some Ibuprofen before the procedure. Fortunately, it takes only a minute or two to have this done. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to get my IUD removed?

Depends on insurance: Removing an iud is a quick procedure. The cost of any procedure depends on the type of insurance you have. It would be best to check with your doctor's office or insurance company. ...Read more

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Do you need to have had a child to get an iud?

Do you need to have had a child to get an iud?

No: Iud are perfectly safe to use if you have never had a child. They are but one of many contraception methods available. Talk to your OB about all the different options. ...Read more

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If i get an IUD put in can my boyfriend be there?

IUDs: Yes. Of course. This very common form of birth control is used to prevent implantation of a fertilized egg. That means the egg has to be fertilized by the semen/sperm of the male in the relationship. ...Read more

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If i wanted to get my IUD removed how dose that process work?

Like a pap smear: You provider (usually your ob/gyn) will place a speculum into the vagina (this part feels like 'getting a pap smear'), then if the strings are visible (usually) they are gently grasped with a forceps and pulled gently. It typically causes some mild cramping, that lasts for a little while. Usually Ibuprofen takes care of the cramping. If the strings arent' visible, there is a device ur gyn wil have. ...Read more

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I had my IUD removed this past tuesday, how long till I can get prgrenate?

I had my IUD removed this past tuesday, how long till I can get prgrenate?

Could be right away: It somewhat depends on whether you had a paragard or a mirena (levonorgestrel). But even with a Mirena (levonorgestrel) you could likely get pregnant your very next cycle. ...Read more

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Is it painful to get the IUD out and what should experince after it is out?

Is it painful to get the IUD out and what should experince after it is out?

Not so much: Removing iud takes usually a couple of seconds and is not nearly as discomforting as inserting one. Once it is out, you should not feel any different than you were when you had it in. You will definitely be at risk for getting pregnant, though. ...Read more

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