21/02/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I like being able to still have natural cycles whilst having a long-term very effective contraceptive that I don’t have to think about. However do get pelvic pain and strong cramps – generally only need to take pain-killers just the once in a period and the rest is manageable.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Womb cramps

Cystitus

Thrush

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