27/09/2019

Kyleena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had continuous cramps bleeding everyday, and had a severely low mood. I struggled to get out of bed or do anything that I didn’t have to do. But the worst part was that I had the most severe acne break outs all over my face within a month of having it put in. I tried to treat it for a few months before giving up and having it taken out. Within two weeks my skin started to clear but I am left with the scars and the emotional trauma that it cause me still now. My mood so incredibly low, I really feel like I lost 6 months of my life.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

I cannot believe that all these awful things were happening to my body and every time I visited the doctor, I was told that it had nothing to do with my contraception choice. I feel so much better now that I use nothing but I continue to be frustrated with the lack of choice as does most other women :(

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