26/08/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

So much better for me than any hormonal contraceptive. The heavy and painful periods that came when I first had the coil fitted subsided after maybe a year and I couldn’t be happier. Such a low maintenance option

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Aura symptoms

Back pain

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

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