08/03/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Extremely painful to have inserted (I was 26 and had never given birth … my mother said she barely noticed having put in after having 3 children). Period cramping moved from predominantly my back to more focused on my womb. Periods regular though and mood swings more manageable.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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