20/08/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
100kg - 105kg / 15st 10lb - 16st 7lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had a whole raft of side effects including depression and eventually prolonged bleeding, with one period lasting 3 weeks. I had headaches and depression. I got acne on my breasts and shoulders. I had pain low in my belly. I felt emotional.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Back pain

Tender breasts

High blood pressure

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Thrush

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

High blood pressure

No effects

Experience after taking

It’s not been long but I feel like myself again

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