25/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'/152.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Never had period pain until using the copper coil! They were horrendous and the heaviest period 7 days long compared to my normal 3 light day

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Increased sweating

Back pain

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
I don’t know / can’t tell
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

After waiting a year for everything to ‘settle’ down I couldn’t put up with the side effects any more and after having the copper coil taken out My periods have gone back to normal. 3 light days and no period pain at all.

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