27/01/2020

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have tried pills, implant and copper coil. The coil is the worst out of all. I chose to go “hormone free” due to mood swings from pills. Since having the coil I have vaginal dryness, prone to Trush and bv, painful sex, painful and Long HEAVY period- the point I would leak through a super tampon, pad, pants-on to my jeans on 10 occasions when at work. The virginal trush and dryness completely lowered my sex drive. Plus having it inserted was so painful and one of the worst experiences of my life I am asking my doctor to put me to sleep when removing. Can’t wait for next month for this nightmare to be over.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Back pain

Increased sweating

Cystitus

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

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