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What are the risks to using the progesterone iud?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Very safe option

The Progesterone IUD is a safe effective birth control method.
The main risk is that it falls out (1/1760). Failures are very rare but if pregnancy occurs the risk of an ectopic pregnancy (being pregnant in the fallopian tubes) is 25%. There is a very small risk of injury when it is being inserted.

In brief: Very safe option

The Progesterone IUD is a safe effective birth control method.
The main risk is that it falls out (1/1760). Failures are very rare but if pregnancy occurs the risk of an ectopic pregnancy (being pregnant in the fallopian tubes) is 25%. There is a very small risk of injury when it is being inserted.
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