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Problems with conventional IUD's - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi XXXX
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hello sir,
User :   could be tell me the side effects of iud
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   the problems with conventional IUD's
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   are pain, infection, bleeding irregularities during
Doctor :   menses
Doctor :   etc
Doctor :   but id done properly with
Doctor :   adequate aseptic precautions the chances of these are very less
User :   how many bleeding will happen
Doctor :   is this a general enquiry?
User :   after the iud insertion
User :   no , my wife got this iud insertion
Doctor :   there is no set limit- it is a complication seen in some women
User :   last week
Doctor :   Ok
User :   still she is bleeding
Doctor :   is she having pain/ bleeding?
Doctor :   when did her periods start?
User :   no pain
Doctor :   when did her periods start?
User :   2 weeks back she got abortion
User :   i dont know to estimate her period time.
Doctor :   was it medically aborted or a miscarriage?
User :   medically
Doctor :   how m,any weeks was the pregnancy?
User :   4 weeks
Doctor :   how old is your wife- does she have any other health problems?
User :   22 yrs
User :   no problems still now
Doctor :   so- she has been bleeding form 2 weeks?
User :   sry till now
Doctor :   *from
User :   after abortion she had bleeding for 3 days
Doctor :   ok..
User :   after one week of that she have the iud insertion
Doctor :   when did the bleeding start?
User :   from iud insertion , she is having the bleeding
User :   that means from one week
Doctor :   ok..
User :   bleeding is not heavy
Doctor :   the IUD on its own will not cause bleeding- but may cause heavier/prolonged menses
User :   Is my wife case is normal
Doctor :   in b/w the abortion and iud insertion- did your wife have any mild bleeding?
Doctor :   after the 3 days at first..
User :   no sir
Doctor :   Did you get an ultrasound scan done after the abortion?
Doctor :   was done
User :   and one thing i forget is my wife have cough while iud insertion
User :   yes sir, she has
Doctor :   has the bleeding reduced now since it began?
User :   yes some what
Doctor :   Ok- after abortion there will be bleeding for some time- sometimes for about 1-2 weeks
Doctor :   it will gradually reduce and stop
User :   sir, bleeding is because of abortion only?
Doctor :   the important thing is if your wife has any pain/ foul smelling discharge
Doctor :   see your gynec immideatly
Doctor :   most probably
User :   right now, she don't have pain / foul smelling discharge
Doctor :   ok
User :   does that mean,there is no problem with iud
Doctor :   you have to know that the IUD might cause prolonged/ heavy periods
Doctor :   when she has her next menses
Doctor :   right now it is ok
User :   ok sir , thank u
Doctor :   welocme XXXXX
Doctor :   Bye for now
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