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What is iud?

What is iud?

Intrauterine device: An iud is a device inserted through the cervix for reliable and reversible birth control. Paraguard is a copper based device good for 10 years and had no hormones. Mirena (levonorgestrel) is a Progesterone containing iud which is good for 5 years and is also useful for both birth control and decreasing bleeding. Both have web sites for your review. ...Read more

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Intrauterine Device (Definition)

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


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What is iud?

What is iud?

IUD: An intrauterine device is placed in the vaginal canal to prevent implantation and prevent pregnancy. There are other methods as well i.e.: Contraceptives, implant in the arm (Norplant), and condoms. For further detail, ask your GYN MD for more information to make the right choice for you. ...Read more

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What is iud?

What is iud?

Contraceptive device: An iud is a form of long acting reversible contraceptive - birth control - that is commonly used. These devices are placed into the uterus in the office. They are a safe and effective method of birth control. Consult with your doctor to decide if this is a good option for you. ...Read more

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What is an iud?

What is an iud?

Device: Iud is "intra uterine device." a device of plastic or metal construction that is inserted in the uterine cavity for contraception. ...Read more

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How does IUD work?

Stops Fertilization: Both the Mirena (levonorgestrel) and paragard iuds keep sperm from fertilizing an egg. Paragard--a copper iud releases copper into the uterus; copper works as a spermicide. Mirena (levonorgestrel) thickens cervical mucous so sperm cannot enter; Mirena (levonorgestrel) may also block ovulation. Both iuds may create uterine inflammation which makes it harder for the egg to implant even if it did get fertilized. ...Read more

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Can an IUD fall out?

Can an IUD fall out?

Dislodged: IUDs can become dislodged to the point that they are expelled into the vagina - it does not happen very often, though. ...Read more

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Is a IUD safe after 41?

Generally: It alll depends on your medical condition. If you do not have fibroids or a pelvic infection or any condition that will contraindicate its application, it should be generally safe. You will need aa thorough gynecologic evaluation prior. ...Read more

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Can I take out IUD myself?

Can I take out IUD myself?

Not recommended: Removing an IUD yourself isn't recommended. It would be difficult and could cause injury or infection. In the doctor's office, the doc can see well and uses sterile instruments to remove it. It is usually a very quick procedure if the string can be seen. It is more difficult if the string isn't visible. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How safe is the Morena iud?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD: I think Mirena (levonorgestrel) is a fairly safe form of Birth control. Like all forms of contraception it has its risks. Mirena (levonorgestrel) not only has the risks of progesterone but the risks associated with a device in the uterus. Let me refer you to www. Mirena-us. Com for full details as there is not room her to give you a full discussion. ...Read more

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Will insurance cover an IUD?

Will insurance cover an IUD?

Depends...: All insurance policies are not created the same and they all have different levels of coverage for different services... you should be able to tell if they cover an IUD by checking into your specific policy (or asking the physicians office - they should be able to get approval prior to the service so you know what your out of pocket expense would be) ...Read more

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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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Where exactly is a IUD placed?

IUD: IUD stands for intrauterine device. Is a small device placed inside the uterus some have hormones and need to be replaced between 8 to 24 months and others do not contain hormone are covered with cooper and the cooper acts as a spermicide. The IUD looks like a T with a string attached it is usually placed in the doctors office. ...Read more

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Could you tell me about an iud?

Great option: The intrauterine device is a small T-shape item which is placed up inside the uterus. There are 2 approved IUDs in the US. 1. Mirena (levonorgestrel) which can last up to 5 years and contains a small amount of progesterone giving you the benefit of light or no periods. 2. Paragard which can last up to 10 years and gives you a hormone free option. Both are safe, highly effective, well tolerated & popular options. ...Read more

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Can the IUD make u gain weight?

Can the IUD make u gain weight?

IUD and bleeding: The IUD works by making the uterine lining thin. It may make your cycles irregular. However, it doesn't cause any changes in your hormone levels so it shouldn't cause weight gain. if you are comfortable using the IUD as a birth control method, I would monitor the weight gain and how much you are eating and see your doctor if it continues to be abnormal. ...Read more

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How long can an IUD be left in?

How long can an IUD be left in?

Depends: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stay in up to five years. The copper iud called paragard can stay up to 10 years. ...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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Does it hurt to have an IUD put in?

Little more than Pap: Iud insertion should hurt about the same or a little more than a pap smear. You may want to take a Motrin pill 1-2 hours before the scheduled insertion to take care of the discomfort. ...Read more

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How do you know if IUD is misplaced?

Ultrasound: Iuds (intrauterine devices), which are among the most effective long acting birth control methods available, are placed by your doctor in the office. Positioning of the iud can be confirmed by ultrasound. Your doctor will also instruct you to feel the strings every so often to confirm that the iud is still in your uterus. ...Read more

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How do I tell if my IUD is embedded?

Symptoms & sono: You would usually have pain in the lower pelvis - not just during menstrual cycles. A sonogram ordered by your doctor can usually tell if the iud has perforated into the wall of the uterus or become pushed out of the uterus partially. ...Read more

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