02/03/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Insertion (no anaesthetic) was traumatic. Would recommend anaesthetic especially if you’ve never been pregnant. Experienced heavier, more painful periods (which I expected). Ended up pregnant with the IUD still inserted – apparently it can shift down with menstrual cup use (FemmyCycle which has no holes so perhaps more suction). Unsatisfactory overall.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Headaches

Dizziness

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Cystitus

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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