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The most common IUD side effects and how to treat them, according to OB-GYNs

Hormonal IUD side effects include irregular bleeding for a few months after insertion, lighter or no periods, and hormonal changes like an increase in acne, mood swings, or headaches. The copper IUD causes side effects like intense period cramping and a heavier blood flow during menstruation. IUD side effects will […]
The most common IUD side effects and how to treat them, according to OB-GYNs
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What to expect after IUD removal: From prep to recovery

You can get your IUD removed at any point during your menstrual cycle, as long as your removal date is close to the IUD’s expiration date. The removal process only takes seconds and involves a doctor inserting a speculum, locating the strings, and pulling the IUD out. After removal, you […]
What to expect after IUD removal: From prep to recovery
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You can get pregnant with an IUD but it’s extremely rare

Your chance of getting pregnant with an IUD is 0.1% to 0.2%. So, for every 1,000 women with an IUD, one to two of them will become pregnant. If you get pregnant with an IUD, it’s usually because the IUD was not properly inserted or it’s become dislodged from your […]
You can get pregnant with an IUD but it’s extremely rare