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If I Use A Tampon Will It Interfere With My Iud
Yes: It is safe to use a tampon when you have an iud in place. A tampon will not cause the iud to come out or cause an infection. ...Read more
Yes: There is no problem using a tampon once an iud is placed. ...Read more
I got an IUD (paragard) a few weeks ago, how likely is it to move out of place? Also when can I use tampons?
It can happen: Any inserted intrauterine IUD's can be expelled into the vagina or worse into to intra-,abdominal cavity through the uterine wall. That is why healthcare personnel strongly encourages the patient to frequently check the cervix(through the vagina) for the string especially after a menstrual period. Worse case scenario: too long IUD string wrapped around tampon with simultaneous removal of both. ...Read more
ASK THE DOC: Who put your iud in your doc should have told u this at the time he or she put it in so call your doc now and ask or the doc's nurse , go by what they tell u as they know your specific situation. ...Read more
How many days after the fitting of a copper IUD can I use tampons safely? As I am experiencing brown bitty spotting however quite abit of this.
No waiting period : Your strings should be short enough that your IUD should not be bothered by your tampon. But just take the tampon out very slowly the first several times you use them after your IUD has been placed, especially if you are heavily bleeding, to avoid getting them tangled if your strings are a little long. ...Read more
I just got the Paragard IUD inserted today, but I'm still on my period. They're very heavy. Can I use tampons directly after it's inserted?
Yes: Because one of the main risks with the IUD is that you will expel it, just make sure you look at the tampon before throwing it out to make sure the IUD hasn't been expelled. ...Read more
Vaginal odour off for a yr. If I use cup or tampon, sickly sweet odour unlike normal menstrual blood. Use IUD and pills, have sex. Sometimes itches?
Sounds like BV: There are several causes of vaginal odor. You will need to see your doctor for testing. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. The only real way to fix it is with antibiotics. Trichomoniasis is an STD that can cause odor and itching. Schedule a visit for an exam to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more
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