08/06/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
115kg - 120kg / 18st 1lb - 18st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had 4 copper coils fitted, 2 10 year ones and 2 5 year ones and they all expelled within 2 months, one expelled after 2 days. I had ultrasound scans showing the coil was sat in my cervix not my uterus

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Better skin

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Better skin

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

I had no negative side effects, periods normal just a bit heavier, but they all expelled

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