21/08/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Very happy with my IUD. I had some problems fitting the first and fainted at my fitting, some cramps within the first few weeks and more painful period pains for the first three months following that very few side effects. I have problems with contact lenses and had not realised that could be related. Having my first IUD removed was not painful (I took paracetamol and ibuprofen before hand) and had my second one fitted without a problem. Very happy with this option particularly as it hasn’t altered my mood or sex drive.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
No change
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Issues wearing contact lenses

Increased body hair

No effects

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