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I have.The essure birth control could it cause blood clotd?

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Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely

Blood clots suggest the menstruation is heavy.
I recommend that you investigate it as if you don't have the essure.

In brief: Unlikely

Blood clots suggest the menstruation is heavy.
I recommend that you investigate it as if you don't have the essure.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not related

Essure is method of permanent birth control.
It simply blocks the tubes preventing the eggs from reaching the sperm. It is not related to your menstrual cycle. You should discuss treatment options for heavy periods with your doctor. I am a big fan of endometrial ablations. These are quick procedures that can be done in the office to stop heavy periods.

In brief: Not related

Essure is method of permanent birth control.
It simply blocks the tubes preventing the eggs from reaching the sperm. It is not related to your menstrual cycle. You should discuss treatment options for heavy periods with your doctor. I am a big fan of endometrial ablations. These are quick procedures that can be done in the office to stop heavy periods.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Essure is non-hormonal & is not associated with blood clots or thrombotic events.

In brief: No

Essure is non-hormonal & is not associated with blood clots or thrombotic events.
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Essure doesn't effect your period flow.
It also doesn't cause blood clots in veins. It's the most effective method of permanent birth control and can be performed in a gynecologist's office in about 10 minutes.

In brief: No

Essure doesn't effect your period flow.
It also doesn't cause blood clots in veins. It's the most effective method of permanent birth control and can be performed in a gynecologist's office in about 10 minutes.
Dr. Scott Kramer
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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Essure is a non hormonal micro insert and will not cause dvts.

In brief: No

Essure is a non hormonal micro insert and will not cause dvts.
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
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Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Not likely

Most blood clots with birth control deal with hormonal medications.
Essure is non-hormonal. In itself, there is nothing that would increase the likelihood of blood clot disorders/events. Short answer: no.

In brief: Not likely

Most blood clots with birth control deal with hormonal medications.
Essure is non-hormonal. In itself, there is nothing that would increase the likelihood of blood clot disorders/events. Short answer: no.
Dr. Hector Chapa
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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Did you stop pills

Birth control pills lighten periods, so if you stopped them that would be the source of the clots.

In brief: Did you stop pills

Birth control pills lighten periods, so if you stopped them that would be the source of the clots.
Dr. Scott Beard
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