04/02/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I like that I am not taking hormones so feel like my emotions and mood are honest. It is easier to stay in shape. Did have to have the coil replaced as it was sitting a little low after 6 months and had some blood with sex. Looking back I should have known as after the fitting process I was very very dizzy and in pain for hours (I had the 10 year coil put in). When I had it replaced had the 5 year one put in (which is a little smaller) and I think easier to insert if you haven’t had children. A lot less pain on placement, just a bit of cramping afterwards – so far so good.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know / can’t tell
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

No effects

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