25/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
4'8"/142cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Switched to this after trying the injection and implant for which I bled on both constantly. Went for this non hormonal method to clear our my system, took 7 months. Having it put in was only slightly worse then a cervical smear.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Issues wearing contact lenses

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Increased sweating

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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