24/05/2020

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I’ve had the copper coil for 2.5+ now and it has been great on the whole. I got an infection around 2 years in and so got it removed whilst I took antibiotics to clear it up, but it’s back in now and all is well so far. Periods are heavier but it’s manageable and they’ve gotten lighter over time.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Tender breasts

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Cystitus

Pelvic infection

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