26/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Periods go back to being heavy on the coil compared to when on the pill. Cramps and back aches are also painful. However this is outweighed by far by the positive change in mood swings and general emotional state after being on the pill, which made me feel like an emotional wreck.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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