25/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
95kg - 100kg / 14st 13lb - 15st 10lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I hade the non-hormonal coil, although uncomfortable for the first few months it didn’t affect me day to day. Mainly on my period where it was heavy, painful, swollen and extremely painful breasts. Discharge. And therefore became that I dreaded my period each month because of pain also.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Cystitus

Impact after using

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

No effects

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

Please also note that when it is taken out it it very painful but it was worth is as I have very little pain now. After I stopped I had a normal period and then I started the mini pill. I have left a review for this also.

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