05/07/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I really had an awful experience with this which was compounded by multiple infections as a result of the coil moving. So painful for me. I would not recommend.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Experience after taking

It took a while to feel better. I hadn’t realised how much is was affecting my mood and general wellbeing until I had it removed.

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