25/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Ended up pregnant with the copper coil! It caused heavy periods which my doctor thinks pushed the coil down into my cervix and resulted in me becoming pregnant. I know the chances of becoming pregnant with a copper coil are extremely unlikely, but it happened to me.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

No side effects after having coil removed. Cycle returned to ‘normal’ and heavy periods stopped.

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