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Are there risks to using the copper iud?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Minimal

Copper IUD is considered very safe.
May increase the amount of bleeding and cramping.

In brief: Minimal

Copper IUD is considered very safe.
May increase the amount of bleeding and cramping.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Minimal

The CopperIUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available.
It is non-hormonal (no effect on fertility/acne/headaches/nausea/wt gain/bloating/blood clots) and VERY safe (except if you have Wilson's dz/Copper allergy). The only risk is a heavier period and complications w/ insertion (RARE). It is immediately effective to prevent pregnancy but does not protect against STIs.

In brief: Minimal

The CopperIUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available.
It is non-hormonal (no effect on fertility/acne/headaches/nausea/wt gain/bloating/blood clots) and VERY safe (except if you have Wilson's dz/Copper allergy). The only risk is a heavier period and complications w/ insertion (RARE). It is immediately effective to prevent pregnancy but does not protect against STIs.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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