06/04/2020

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I’ve used copper IUD for almost 3 years. The insertion wasn’t that bad, kind of like a strong period cramp and I was bleeding a little bit for 2 days after. It all went well and since it has no added hormones, it didn’t change my mood, weight or cycle. My periods were heavier than usual though. After a while I started noticing a lot of pain in my ovaries so I went to the gyno where they told me that my IUD moved, is stuck in my cervix and caused an infection so it needed to be removed which was a bit uncomfortable. I had to get antibiotics through an IV for a week after that.

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

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Thrush

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

It didn’t have an after effect on my body.

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