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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hi there, i know that a copper IUD can be used as a form of emergency contraceptive but can a plastic one also be effective
User :   or can you only use a copper one for emergency contraceptive
Doctor :   plastic also can be used
User :   but it can only be used within 5 days of intercourse i am right
Doctor :   yes
User :   will i gain a lot of weight from an IUD
Doctor :   why you will gain weight?
User :   i thought it may be a hormonal contraceptive
Doctor :   if it is a hormonal contraception then there are chances
Doctor :   but if diet control is maintained than this will not be a problem

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