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What Happens If I Get Pregnant With The Copper Iud Still Left Inside
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
Depends on LMP: We usually recommend removal. While removal might cause you to lose the pregnancy, leaving the IUD increases the risk for severe intrauterine infection. As well, the progesterone, like depo-provera or norplant, (levonorgestrel) might increase the risk of a tubal pregnancy, therefore an ultrasound to determine where the pregnancy resides is as important as removal of the iud. ...Read more
I want to have a baby and i the uterus ablation and i had my IUD removed because it was embedded inside me. What are the chances for me to conceive?
No panic: They don t usually go so far...Remember that an xray will find it in the worse case scenarios, but probably your gyn dr will recover it without much difficulty. Just let your dr know, every gyn dr have seen this happen before. These products are made of materials that should not harm your body. Relax, and get an appointment. ...Read more
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
What are the chances of my wife getting pregnant, she has had the Mirena IUD for the last 6 years and not willing to take it out. What I am looking for her to get pregnant so I am waiting when the IUD looses its effectiveness? Once she gets pregnant with
Pregnancy with IUD: Sounds like you both are not on the same page. I recommend that you see a marriage counselor to resolve this because no matter what happens one of you will resent the other (more). Pregnancy can happen after 5 years but sometimes the presence of the IUD, no matter how old, can prevent pregnancy. If she were to conceive, IUD removal can cause a miscarriage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have the paragard iud. Some woman have said if your husband cums inside you the sperm will shoot out right away. Will this always happen?
In a word, no...: "Some women", as well intentioned as I'm sure they are, don't seem to understand how the IUD works. The paragard is a copper IUD that creates an inflammatory reaction in the uterus that is toxic to sperm. They don't survive. I'm not sure what "shoot out right away" would even suggest, but it doesn't work in a way that you would notice anything. ...Read more
Could i be pregnant? The doctor didn't put the IUD in right andi had unprotected sex. The doctor put me on an oral birth control that just i 10 days ago. I am having pregnancy symptems, but don't know if it is the birth control. I am not sure when my
Unlikely: Sometimes birth control pills cause pregnancy-like symptoms: nausea, breast tenderness, mood changes, especially in the first 1-3 months. If a pregnancy test was negative, i'd suggest you continue taking it (be sure you're not missing any pills) and see if your period comes when it's supposed to come. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the odds of getting pregnant with the IUD mirena (levonorgestrel) i took a pregnancy test and it came out positive twice. What should I do?
See a GYN MD now: Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud's, like all iud's, prevent pregnancies by preventing implantation of a already fertilized egg into the lining of the uterus.(endometrium) two positive tests indicate that you are pregnant, but the question is where?.. The uterus or elsewhere.(tube) see a md to sort this out as tubal pregnancies are common when iud's fail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My implanon expired July 29th haven't had the chance to get it replaced, so should I be worried that it doesn't work or the chances of me getting preg?
Decreased effectiven: The implanon does not just stop being effective at the end of 3 years. It provides greater than 99% coverage until 3 years. Its effects taper after that. Some women have coverage that lasts well into the 4th year, but its effects are tapering and you should not rely on it. ...Read more
Depends: Its ok if you can feel the strings. Some Women feel for them monthly for reassurance that the IUD is still there. They shouldn't be felt near the vaginal opening as this could indicate that the IUD had fallen out of the uterus. They are normally quite high up near the top of the vagina. If your partner can feel the strings during intercourse, the string may need to be cut shorter. ...Read more
If i let my boyfriend finger me and I have iud copper what are the chances of him pulling it out?
Minimal: UnlikelyGet a more detailed answer ›
My mirenaIUD is due out 3/09/15 [5 years] if i dont get removed could i still get pregnant with it inside still? and how could u tell
Works longer: A recent study just showed that the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD can be effective longer than 5 years but the manufacturer recommends removal at the 5 year mark to reach optimal effectiveness. Simply schedule a visit for replacement. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more
Can i get pregnant if there was a tiny hole in condom 1,2inch from the tip? My menstruation should come thursday. should i get the next-day pill ?
I got the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD put in about 2 weeks ago. I am scared to have "rough" sex. Can sex move the IUD out of place? What are the chances?
My Depo-Provera is due next month if i miss it & have sex what are the chances of me getting pregnant?
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