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What happens if I get pregnant with the copper IUD still left inside?

What happens if I get pregnant with the copper IUD still left inside?

Contact your Doctor : You should contact your doctor immediately. Women who become pregnant with an IUD in place are at increase risk for ectopic pregnancy. Your doctor will need to evaluate you and most experts suggest removing the iud. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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Is it possible to get pregnant with a copper IUD if he doesn't cum inside you? Is it possible the stress of worrying is making me late?

Is it possible to get pregnant with a copper IUD if he doesn't cum inside you? Is it possible the stress of worrying is making me late?

Unlikely: The sperm must be present, and travel, and meet the egg and have a place to settle in. Sperm release can be without full ejaculation, so condom has merit in control. Iuds make the uterus inhospitable but very rarely pregnancy can occur. If you do not want to get pregnant, there are some choices to be made. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant after the copper IUD is removed?

Can I get pregnant after the copper IUD is removed?

Yes: Yes, most women can conceive after removal of an iud. Age, tubal status, and sperm quality all affect success rates, so check in with your fertility specialist early. ...Read more

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How soon after you have a copper IUD removed can you get pregnant? Had the copper IUD for 4 years how long does the copper stay in your body after removal?

How soon after you have a copper IUD removed can you get pregnant? Had the copper IUD for 4 years how long does the copper stay in your body after removal?

Right Away: You are still ovulating with the iud in place & once it's removed, you are fertile as of your next cycle. The amount of copper in your body is negligible and does not affect fertility or health. Take Folic Acid prior to conception to help prevent birth defects and good luck with pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had sex a gentleman on a Thursday . Then on Friday I had my copper IUD removed and had sex. Could i get pregnant from thursday ?

I had sex a gentleman on a Thursday . Then on Friday I had my copper IUD removed and had sex. Could i get pregnant from thursday ?

Possibly: The deposits of Thursday can remain active for a couple of days in your tubes,and fertilize an egg coming through.Since the coil was removed Friday,it would not be around to receive and interfere with implantation if it was to occur. However, the trauma of coil removal might have made the area unsuitable for implantation.It's always good to overlap methods of BC if you are in the process of change ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant after having ur copper IUD removed before ur period?

Can u get pregnant after having ur copper IUD removed before ur period?

Yes: Once the iud is removed then a woman can get pregnant. If you want to get get pregnant i recommend not attempting pregnancy until after a period. If you don't want to get pregnant use another form of birth control. ...Read more

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If she had sex a week ago and she has iud (copper iud) and she was ovulating. What are the chances of get pregnant? I know the iud is 99% effective

Very low: As you mentioned,the copper IUD is an effective product with about 1% risk of pregnancy in any year of use.Compared to all other forms of birth control the only one better is abstinence. Use of any secondary form like condoms can reduce the risk of STD's but adds little to the BC effect. ...Read more

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Since removing a copper IUD six months ago my periods are lasting just one day. What is causing this? I have been trying to get pregnant but no luck.

Since removing a copper IUD six months ago my periods are lasting just one day. What is causing this? I have been trying to get pregnant but no luck.

Low estrogen?: A very light period can be a sign of low estrogen. This may happen if a woman is very thin. It doesn't necessarily mean there will be trouble getting pregnant though. Have sex 2-3 times weekly. But seek care if not pregnant within 1 year. Most couples will get pregnant within 8 months. ...Read more

Copper (Definition)

This is a reactive metal, one of the basic elements, which is incorporated in a variety of biochemical pathways in the body to catalyze many important functions. It is rarely deficient but too much can lead to liver disease and brain problems ...Read more


Dr. Miguel Cano
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Intrauterine Device (Definition)

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