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I am 22 years old, I got marina IUD for 1 year. I want to remove IUD to get pregnant, how long I have to wait to get pregnant to have healthy baby.?
Not long at all.: Upon iud removal conception is possible and likely at your age; take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and continue with sexual activity as soon as the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is removed. You should have a 25-30% chance of conception per cycle with regular vaginal intercourse. Best of luck! ...Read more
Ibuprofen may help: Many women find that ibuprofen, or similar medications for arthritis such as naproxen, can help decrease menstrual flow and any associated cramping. However, these medications can have serious side effects, so check with your doctor first to learn about these medications and what to watch out for. ...Read more
Numbing: Anesthesia is numbing...Either general anesthesia (completely going to sleep) or local (numbing a nerve or an area). A paracervical block is a local injection to numb up the cervix. However, these are rarely needed for an iud removal, as this can generally be done without anesthesia - quickly and mostly painlessly. ...Read more
How much would it cost to remove a IUD without insurance? Its a mirena (levonorgestrel) and had it for five months
It: It not expensive nor difficult to remove iud ;physicians differ as to price and time spent with patient. Depending on your financial circumstances, no more than $95 would seem reasonable. ...Read more
I am 55. Dr. Tried to remove my IUD (pregnancy is no longer a risk), but it is embedded. Any risk in leaving it in forever? It doesn't bother me.
Se OB/GYN: It is recommended that eventually a woman have an IUD removed. Your OB/GYN can remove an IUD and typically the uterus heals with no complications. Best of luck. ...Read more
Got pregnant with IUD once, what are the chances it will happen again? I'm 20 years old, I got pregnant with my second child while I had the 5 year iud. Luckly my doctor was able to remove my IUD and I had a healthy baby boy. My son is 2 months now and I
Low.: Low. An iud, when placed correctly is 99% effective against pregnancy. Follow your doctor's instructions about how to check placement of the iud, and get your annual pap smears regularly so your doctor can fully assess placement. If at anytime, you feel the iud is out of place, follow up right away with a visit to your doctor. ...Read more
I'm having laparoscopy surgery done to remove an iud. Will I be able to hear and smell while I am asleep during the surgery?
No: When 'asleep" with a general your brain is unconscious not asleep. It has no activity. No smell no dreams, nothing not asleep. When asleep you can be awoken. When anesthetized you cannot until the anesthesia is turned off. Anesthesia is a greek word that means "strange sleep".U don't even know that time goes by like with normal sleep. I have done 42000 cases with no recall. ...Read more
I'm 29 days late for my period. Recently remove my iud (hormonal) back in May my period with a normal 26 day cycle until September. Hpt and blood negative. Idk what to think...married no condoms very few withdrawals?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. STDs, polyps, fibroids and hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. ...Read more
Can I remove Load 375 iud here in the US? (it is U shaped so I wonder if there are instruments in gyn offices for it). I would then put iud from here
What are the complications if I don't remove mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD after the 5th anniversary? If I won't replace it with new one - can it be left inside awhile?
No guarantees: That it will still be effective at preventing pregnancy; and increased risk for ectopic pregnancy if conception occurs, and risks to baby if pregnancy in the uterus occurs with an iud in place; also: risks of it becoming 'scarred' in place, and being very difficult to remove; as always, risks of infections (abscesses in the fallopian tubes); risks of it poking into the wall of the uterus with pain. ...Read more
I took zithromax to cure chlamydia but am not sure if I could be preg, my bf& I had unprotected sex after I got my IUD remove, before finding out std.?
Preg test, test cure: Zithromax is safe in pregnancy, and is used commonly both to treat chlamydia and for other infections. You and your partner should both be treated for chlamydia, practice safe sex, and get retested 2 weeks after treatment to make sure the chlamydia is gone. It is fine to wait for this 2-week follow-up appt to do a pregnancy test, or get one over-the-counter sooner if you've already missed a period. ...Read more
I remove my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD about 6 days ago and 2 day ago im seeing light pink discharge what does it mean im I pregnant?
I remove my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD on March 25 and on the 29 and 30 I discharge light pink and after that nothink im I pregnant? And how long do I have to wait to do pregnancy test?
Couple of weeks: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Various: It depends on the situation. Usually we do a procedure called a hysteroscopy. A patient is sedated and we slip a camera through the cervix to see the iud. We than thread a small forceps next to the camera and grab the iud. It's usually pretty easy. If the iud has perforated deeply into the uterine wall, it may be trickier. ...Read more
Minimal cramps: By the time a cramp occurs in the process, the iud is usually out already. ...Read more
Simple: You make appointment with health provider to have it done. If string of iud is visible it is simple and painless procedure. ...Read more
Any time!: You can get get pregnant right away after having an iud out. Same as usual - about 14 days before your period you ovulate. You are most fertile in the couple of days right before ovulation. If you had a Progesterone containing iud and had irregular periods with the iud in, it will be a little harder to predict. Good luck! ...Read more
Right away: The only birth control method that's been shown to prolong infertility after discontinuation of use is the depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. You should return to normal fertility within one cycle of removal. With any given cycle there's about a 20-25% chance of pregnancy, so just removing doesn't mean you'll get pregnant right away. Best of luck! ...Read more
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