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Doctor insights on: Can You Use Tampons After An Iud Insertion

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Can you use tampons after an IUD insertion?

Can you use tampons after an IUD insertion?

Yes: Use of tampons should not increase the risk of complications after an iud. ...Read more

Dr. Miguel Cano
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Intrauterine Device (Definition)

A small object that is inserted into your uterus ...Read more


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Is it possible for me to use tampon after IUD insertion?

Is it possible for me to use tampon after IUD insertion?

Yes: There is no problem using a tampon once an iud is placed. ...Read more

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When do you recommended to have intercourse after an IUD insertion?

When do you recommended to have intercourse after an IUD insertion?

Whenever you like: There are no restrictions on timing of intercourse with an iud. However, it may be appropriate to wait one week if you are using no other form of contraception. ...Read more

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After an IUD insertion, walking gives me cramps and spotting, will that ever go away?

After an IUD insertion, walking gives me cramps and spotting, will that ever go away?

Talk to doctor: It would be best to give the clinic where you had the iud inserted a call. The cramping after iud insertions usually calms down very quickly. If it's been more than 2-3 days and you're having cramping when walking, you need to be seen. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel not cramping or pain, but a lot of pressure and/or bloated feeling after an IUD insertion?

Is it normal to feel not cramping or pain, but a lot of pressure and/or bloated feeling after an IUD insertion?

Yes: During and after an IUD insertion, it is not uncommon to have the symptoms u describe. The insertion of a foreign body into the uterus usually triggers the release of substances, called prostaglandins, that can cause uterine contractions, resulting in cramps, pressure, or even a bloating sensation. Try taking an NSAID like ibuprofen or naproxen. See ur clinician ASAP should ur symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to masturbate after IUD insertion?

Why wait?: Doubt there could be any good reason to wait or not to resume the sexual activities you enjoy whenever you are in the mood. ...Read more

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Been bleeding for 3 weeks after IUD insertion. What should I do to make it stop?

Contact physician: Spotting and bleeding can be common initially after iud insertion. This will usually resolve over time but I would contact the physician who placed it for advice regarding your personal situation. ...Read more

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How painful is IUD insertion for nulliparous women? What measures can be taken to relieve the pain?

How painful is IUD insertion for nulliparous women? What measures can be taken to relieve the pain?

IUD: It is one of Common Contraceptive used by women. If it fits well, it does not cause much pain. For 3 months or so it can cause pain and bleeding. You can take NSAID such as advil (ibuprofen) or motrin for pain. There is no such contraindication of IUD for Nulliparous women. ...Read more

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How long after IUD insertion can I work out?

How long after IUD insertion can I work out?

As soon as you want: There is usually no restriction on physical activity after an IUD insertion. The insertion itself can cause some cramping or abdominal and back discomfort as well as spotting or bleeding. These things can make you not want to workout but there is not a medical reason for to return to your normal activities. ...Read more

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Iud insertion pain experience worth the benefit?

Yes: Pain lasts a few minutes in un complicated cases. ...Read more

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I've heard that having an iud (and the insertion procedure) is not recommended/so safe for young women who've never had a child. Is this true?

I've heard that having an iud (and the insertion procedure) is not recommended/so safe for young women who've never had a child. Is this true?

Old practice: We don't now use mustard poultices or do formal blood letting on patients. That idea was pretty common for many years but today it is routine to put an IUD in teens and other young women who have never had kids. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain after copper IUD insertion?

IUD: IUD insertion can lead to cramps. If they occur they usually resolve w/i 3 months or less. NSAID's can be helpful if pain occurs. **http://www. Familyplanning. Org/pdf/Facts_About_IUDs. Pdf ...Read more

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What to do about copper IUD pain one week after insertion?

CALL YOUR DOC not: Normal, to make sure everything is ok and the iud is in the right place and u do not have an infection, call your doc now. ...Read more

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Is pain after copper IUD insertion normal? Should I be concerned?

IUD: IUD insertion can lead to cramps. If they occur they usually resolve w/i 3 months or less. NSAID's can be helpful if pain occurs. **http://www. Familyplanning. Org/pdf/Facts_About_IUDs. Pdf ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a longer than usual period after the insertion of the IUD marina?

4-6 weeks: That is very normal for the first 4-6 weeks after insertion. Then cycles should normalize then get shorter, lighter or absent. ...Read more

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My wife's IUD fell out. What are the chances of a second IUD falling out after insertion? She has never been pregnant.

Worth another try.: Just because an IUD fell out after an insertion does not mean that all IUD's will fall out of this particular uterus. Unless there is a known anomolie of the uterus or the cervix, it is worth replacing the IUD as it is an effective method of contraception. ...Read more

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Painful cramping 1 month after IUD insertion, normal or trouble?

Painful cramping 1 month after IUD insertion, normal or trouble?

Slight cramping: Slight cramping could be normal
too much cramping may mean infection. ...Read more