10/05/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The physical symptoms regarding pelvic infections, much heavier periods, and period pains for about 10 days a month began to get too much. Although it was useful to never have to think about contraception with a partner.

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

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

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

All physical symptoms stopped immediately, which increased my mood because I am not in pain!

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