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How do the copper iuds (paraguard) work?
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Inflamation
The IUD causes inflammation in the uterus which causes the sperm to not survive.

In brief: Inflamation
The IUD causes inflammation in the uterus which causes the sperm to not survive.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Sperm toxicity
Copper ions prevent pregnancy by inhibiting the movement of sperm, because the copper-ion-containing fluids are directly toxic to sperm. The copper ion laden environment creates an inflammatory state that also prevents fertilization and implantation.

In brief: Sperm toxicity
Copper ions prevent pregnancy by inhibiting the movement of sperm, because the copper-ion-containing fluids are directly toxic to sperm. The copper ion laden environment creates an inflammatory state that also prevents fertilization and implantation.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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