8 doctors weighed in:
Is a IUD safe after 41?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Generally
It alll depends on your medical condition.
If you do not have fibroids or a pelvic infection or any condition that will contraindicate its application, it should be generally safe . You will need aa thorough gynecologic evaluation prior.

In brief: Generally
It alll depends on your medical condition.
If you do not have fibroids or a pelvic infection or any condition that will contraindicate its application, it should be generally safe . You will need aa thorough gynecologic evaluation prior.
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Dr. Stephen Pool
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
If the idea of having something inserted into your body and leaving it there for years freaks you out, you can rest easy: A new study published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology found that the intrauterine device.
..is a safe birth control method for women of any age, including teenagers. http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/great-news-about-iuds

In brief: Yes
If the idea of having something inserted into your body and leaving it there for years freaks you out, you can rest easy: A new study published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology found that the intrauterine device.
..is a safe birth control method for women of any age, including teenagers. http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/great-news-about-iuds
Dr. Stephen Pool
Dr. Stephen Pool
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Just as safe as for a 31 or 21 year old.
Your doc will make sure you are a good candidate and if you later don't like it for any reason; it can be easily removed.

In brief: Yes
Just as safe as for a 31 or 21 year old.
Your doc will make sure you are a good candidate and if you later don't like it for any reason; it can be easily removed.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Felicia Tillman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Iud are safe if used by the proper patient.
Pt's who have multipe sexualy partners and are at risk for stds should never use an iud. If you have an uterine anomaly this could also be a problem.

In brief: Yes
Iud are safe if used by the proper patient.
Pt's who have multipe sexualy partners and are at risk for stds should never use an iud. If you have an uterine anomaly this could also be a problem.
Dr. Felicia Tillman
Dr. Felicia Tillman
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