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Can the paraguard IUD cause endometrial lining to thicken?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not really

The paragard iud is hormone free.
It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no real effect on the endometrial lining. It does not thin it out like Mirena (levonorgestrel) but also does not thicken it either.

In brief: Not really

The paragard iud is hormone free.
It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no real effect on the endometrial lining. It does not thin it out like Mirena (levonorgestrel) but also does not thicken it either.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not really

The paragard iud is hormone free.
It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no real effect on the endometrial lining. It does not thin it out like Mirena (levonorgestrel) but also does not thicken it either.

In brief: Not really

The paragard iud is hormone free.
It works by creating a toxic environment for sperm preventing fertilization. Because it is hormone free it has no real effect on the endometrial lining. It does not thin it out like Mirena (levonorgestrel) but also does not thicken it either.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Thank
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