27/11/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Fine for the first 3 years. Had a routine smear and since then had spotting and pain in right hand side. I also had an increase in anxiety and IBS. Numerous blood tests and a scan revealed nothing. Read online about effects of copper coil and it seemed to meet my problems. Doctor removed the coil, no spotting or pain since.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

No effects

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

As soon as the coil was removed my body was happy. No spotting at all and the pain in my lower right side disappeared within a couple of days. Relief!

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