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Disturbed menstrunal cycles due to copper T insertion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i inserted the t a month ago. three days after my period came and lasted for almost three weeks. after a week its back again, is that normal. during pregnancy i suffered from low blood count and had a sesection done three and a half months ago. would u have recommended the copper t
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Yes i would rather recommend you
User :   even though i suffered from low blood count
User :   is that amount of bleeding normal
Doctor :   IS your bleeding profuse? or scanty?
Doctor :   Generally you will have associated bleeding with hormonal Copper T like CU T 380t
User :   profuse and i'm feeling weak so i took a usa trinsic
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is that it
Doctor :   See did you inform your gynecologist
Doctor :   Did you have these complaints in prevoius Copper T insertyions
User :   no
User :   this is the first time using the copper t
Doctor :   PLz do inform so that the copper T can be changes to milder and short acting one
Doctor :   * changed
Doctor :   Then my advise is to use other family planning methods
Doctor :   were your periods regular before?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Mostly i suspect its due to hormaonal changes induces from Copper T
Doctor :   So you can plzn different Family planning methods
Doctor :   Preferabbly Barrier methods
Doctor :   As hormonal contraceptives seem to disturb you
User :   are there any long term effects from the copper t
Doctor :   These are usually the best combination contraceptives with minimal side effects
Doctor :   Generally people do complain of back Ache follwing Copper T
Doctor :   But in your case you seem to have Excesssive bleeding
Doctor :   Which needs t be checked
User :   since the insertion ihave been getting really really bad knee pain early in the morning, can it be as a result of the copper t
Doctor :   Yes hormonal copper T will induce joint pains
Doctor :   But mostly Back pain are complained
User :   will it affect both knee or can it be only one
Doctor :   It can sometimes involve multiple joints
User :   is it painful to remove
Doctor :   My advise is consult your gynecologist and get examined and change your Copper T
Doctor :   No not at all, its very simple procedure
Doctor :   And takes less than a minute to remove
Doctor :   Do you see a Small bead protruding through the vagina
Doctor :   They just have to pull it out
User :   ifi get pregnant within a year knowing i had a sesection can it be fatal
Doctor :   Yes
User :   to me or the child or both
Doctor :   PLZ give atlest 3 yeras of time for the next preg
Doctor :   To you
Doctor :   As the uterus will resolve only in 6 to 8 months time following surgery
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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