21/08/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

My experience was ok until I found out about the infection. Periods lasting so long was frustrating but this was the only side effect I was aware of. The insertion and removal process was very easy for me, no worse than having a smear.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

Pelvic infection

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Impact after using

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

No effects

No effects

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

My periods have returned to normal straight away. The removal was very easy, not painful and no cramps or pain afterwards.

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