30/04/2020

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Had two coils, the first came out during my period because my cramps were so bad it got pushed out but got another one thinking the cramps would eventually settle down, the second also came out the same way. Terrible pelvic and back pain all throughout my cycle and debilitating pain on my period where I had never had pain before. Seriously affected my mental health being in pain all the time. Insane amounts of vaginal discharge.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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

Felt back to normal almost instantly after coil was removed.

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