29/07/2019

Kyleena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

It’s been quite the month since I had this fitted. The insertion was uncomfortable but the cramping afterwards was unbearable. It became better over the next few days but 6 weeks in I still get bursts of very painful womb cramp. I gained weight when I first had it put in but that has started to subside now too. I have also had to go home from work a few times because the pain was so bad and have been taking pain killers every day. I have had one heavy period since having the coil and have been spotting every day since – but this isn’t unmanageable. I notice that the side effects are calming down so will be sticking this out for another two months in the bid that everything becomes manageable. Would recommend this – much better than the pill.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Nausea or vomiting

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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