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I Have the paraguard iud, why am I freaking out about pregnancy when my boyfriend and I hugged while naked?

I Have the paraguard iud, why am I freaking out about pregnancy when my boyfriend and I hugged while naked?

Anxiety: You are "freaking out" due to anxiety over having an unplanned pregnancy. Although the left half of your brain which is associated with logic "knows" that you can't get pregnant, the right half of your brain (creative/artistic side) is thinking, "What if?" Could the IUD fall out? Could sperm suddenly jump from his body into your uterus? In truth, anxiety is more complicated, but I am out of space ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are some warning signs of pregnancy with iud?

What are some warning signs of pregnancy with iud?

Same as no IUD: If a woman gets pregnant with an iud in place her symptoms are the same - missed period, nausea, tiredness. She has a higher chance of a miscarriage. However chance of pregnancy with an iud is low, about 1 in 100 per year or less. ...Read more

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What would be the signs of pregnancy while having the IUD mirena (levonorgestrel)? 

What would be the signs of pregnancy while having the IUD mirena (levonorgestrel)? 

Similar signs: If you have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, there is a very small chance that you will become pregnant. However, if pregnancy does occur, signs and symptoms will be similar to those that you would get normally. These include nausea, vomiting, bloating, missed periods, breast tenderness, etc. If you think you may be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, easy to perform, and reliable. ...Read more

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I've been very tired and sleepy with slight headaches can this be a sign of pregnancy even though I have the IUD paraguard, ?

I've been very tired and sleepy with slight headaches can this be a sign of pregnancy even though I have the IUD  paraguard, ?

Fatigue headaches: While fatigue and headaches can be symptoms of pregnancy, in your case, with an IUD in place, the likelihood of pregnancy is exceedingly low. If symptoms persist, run a pregnancy test. In the mean time seek out other causes of your fatigue and headaches. ...Read more

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Sexually active march31. Negative beta hCG june 25. Ultrasound july 4 IUD copper good position, no sign of pregnancy. Need to be 100% sure not preg?

Sexually active march31.  Negative beta hCG june 25.  Ultrasound july 4 IUD copper good position, no sign of pregnancy.  Need to be 100% sure not preg?

Neg HCG=not pregnant: Only way to be 100% sure that you are not pregnant is to avoid contact with semen in the vaginal area. Adding a condom to the iud would get you close to 100% protection. A negative HCG excludes a pregnancy until the next time you have sex. ...Read more

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My period started two weeks early, and its a brown color. I've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD in for over a year. Is this normal IUD thing or a sign of pregnancy?

My period started two weeks early, and its a brown color. I've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD in for over a year.  Is this normal IUD thing or a sign of pregnancy?

Its not unusual: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) will not provide complete stop of bleedingthe whole 5 years. You can have some breakthrough spotting, we never say never, check a upt to be sure, but i dont think itsa big deal. ...Read more

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IUD removed 8/18 and i have been having signs of pregnancy, no period yet just lost of cramping? could i be pregnant? feeling sick all the time, headaches, cramping, boobies are feeling heavier, very tired?

IUD removed 8/18 and i have been having signs of pregnancy, no period yet just lost of cramping? could i be pregnant? feeling sick all the time, headaches, cramping, boobies are feeling heavier, very tired?

Need pregnancy test: If you had sexual intercourse with a fertile man, there is a real possibility that you may be pregnant. You may want to request a blood pregnancy test (Beta HCG level) and a pelvic sonogram ASAP in order to find out if you are (and where / how the pregnancy may be). ...Read more

Dr. Miguel Cano
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Intrauterine Device (Definition)

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