24/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I loved being on the coil but it didn’t suit me back. Had a constant water infection for the year I had it in. Had to take it out, within an hour of having it out water infection symptoms left.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

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

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Felt back to normal health wise. Water infections symptoms left and my sex drive improved again. Felt sad that it didn’t work out and that I had to try other contraception again after I wanted to be using the coil.

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