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Should I remove copper T ?

hi i am Sheela actually i am using copper t for last two and half yrs yesterday i doubted because the thread was visible clearly so i went to near by doctor they checked me when the put their hand inside my vaginal suddenly the thread came out she advised me to remove the copper t as soon as possible i am worried weather it would be serious
Asked On : Sun, 19 Jun 2011
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Hi sheelamary.

Welcome to HCM.
The thread coming out loose is not at all serious. Only problem is when you want to ascertain that the Copper "T", is really inside and not fallen off, it will not be possible to ascertain by feeling for the thread. However it can be detected easily on ultrasound examination or by X-ray. There is no urgency involved in removing it.

Answered: Sun, 19 Jun 2011
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