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Usage of copper T while overweight and its side effects - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I want to know about the copper T. My first delivery was scissorian and that is 3years before. Now I am planning to use copper T. I am already overweight. Can I go ahead and insert it..will my weight increases by this...Please answer                                                                 
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Copper-T in some women does lead to weight gain
Doctor :   before getting it inserted, you will require
Doctor :   a thorough check up with your gyne doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   along with blood test and ultrasound to see if anything is there that can sugest that coppet-T cannot be inserted
Doctor :   if everything turns out fine it will be inserted.
User :   but is there any other side effects in that
Doctor :   foe the weight loss you wil ned to go ahead
Doctor :   with a proper wel balanced diet and fitness program
User :   ok sir thank u
Doctor :   the other side effects of copper-T include other complication which are very minimal now due to improved quality of it
Doctor :   these include bleeding problems, alteration in menstrual cycles, the device getting embedded in the uterine wall
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   nothing sir
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   thank you
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   ok.
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