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How long after getting an IUD should you wait to have unprotected sex?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

If you are worried about stds, then never have unprotected sex, iuds don't prevent anything but pregnancy.
If not, as soon as you stop cramping from the insertion, you can have sex. There is a small chance that the iud will fall out, to be really safe, wait 30 days to make sure it stays inside you.

In brief: Depends

If you are worried about stds, then never have unprotected sex, iuds don't prevent anything but pregnancy.
If not, as soon as you stop cramping from the insertion, you can have sex. There is a small chance that the iud will fall out, to be really safe, wait 30 days to make sure it stays inside you.
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