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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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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 or motrin for pain. There is no such contraindication of IUD for Nulliparous women. ...Read more

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

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

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 it abnormal to have sharp pain in the right side of my belly after in insertion of an iud?

Not Persistent: Insertion of an iud can sometimes release prostaglandins which can cause spasm of the uterus and some pain, but generally relieved with anti-inflammatory like Motrin or aleve. Should not persist. ...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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Intense pain during IUD insertion. Is this normal? Ultrasound placement confirmed. Cramping today.

Yes, cramping OK: An IUD is a "foreign body" inside the uterus that the uterus attempts to expel when newly placed, thus the cramping. Over time the cramping should stop but make sure you check your IUD vaginal string to be certain that it remains in place. ...Read more

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IUD strings lower than usual? 6 months post insertion. No cramping/pain but some light spotting. Can't see DR yet due to a blizzard. Any advice?

Continue to monitor: I don't think you have to worry regarding string length. Unless it is protruding out of the vagina. Light spotting is common with IUD's just continue to monitor. Just in case if you are concerned have your partner continue to wear protection for both STD's and Birth Control. But I would always recommend protection against STD's regardless of the IUD, because IUDs don't protect against STDs ...Read more