12/05/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

For me this was not a good choice. The initial fitting was fine and was over quite fast, but what followed was 6 months of hell. The cramping was terrible and I bled for a whole month after the initial fitting, after this my periods came more frequently where longer and much heavier. I felt self conscious about leaving my house the bleeding was so bad. Getting it removed was not easy either. The doctor initially refused to remove the coil and it was only after I returned in tears did they agree to remove it. Honestly it was my biggest mistake

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Womb cramps

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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