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Can women get an intrauterine device before having first child?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes--preventing preg

The primary purpose of an iud is to prevent pregnancy and if it is something you desire and having no medical illness (i.
E uterine anomaly, active infections etc..) prevent you from getting it, you can have it. There are several types available. Consult doc to see what is best for you. Good luck.

In brief: Yes--preventing preg

The primary purpose of an iud is to prevent pregnancy and if it is something you desire and having no medical illness (i.
E uterine anomaly, active infections etc..) prevent you from getting it, you can have it. There are several types available. Consult doc to see what is best for you. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not recommend

It is not recommend for pt have not had any children yet to get iud because although it is rare but there is a chance of infection or some complications that may have occur.

In brief: Not recommend

It is not recommend for pt have not had any children yet to get iud because although it is rare but there is a chance of infection or some complications that may have occur.
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

This was once considered a poor choice but has moved to the top of the list for those who deal with sexually active young women.
IUD's are expensive and their placement is uncomfortable,more in those without a prior pregnancy.However, to get 3 years or more of passive BC in one procedure has great value for many.

In brief: Yes

This was once considered a poor choice but has moved to the top of the list for those who deal with sexually active young women.
IUD's are expensive and their placement is uncomfortable,more in those without a prior pregnancy.However, to get 3 years or more of passive BC in one procedure has great value for many.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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