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Have copper IUD. Having bloating, gas, nausea, burping. Suggestions?

Ive had my copper iud in for 7years, i have never had any problems. but the past month ive had bloating , gas not much hearburn some nausea only in the mornings and i just gag and burp alot. i dont take any meds, just gas x if i need to and it seems to help a little. ive only had 3 outbreaks like this within the past does not feel good when i get this :( hope you can give me some advice? im going to be getting my iud out soon. i drink a coffee sometimes in the morning i eat a little bit of all the food groups, im a health eater.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hi thanks for the query.

IUDs usually don't cause gas/ bloating. As you told you are taking coffee in the morning, that may be the cause of your problem. Having tea or coffee in morning with empty stomach increases acidity. In my opinion, there is no need of IUD removal for these symptoms and only avoiding tea/ coffee and spicy food and having cold milk along with some antacids will help you.

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Answered: Mon, 15 Jul 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. S. Jegadeesan's  Response
Your symptoms are due to Hyper acidity and indigestion.
What you need is antacid + anti spasmodic + anti flatulent + frequent bland diet + tension free life + good sleep.
Even though IUD is not the cause of your problems, keeping IUD for long periods (7years) is harmful. Better remove it immediately and can be replaced as per your need.
Best wishes
Answered: Mon, 15 Jul 2013
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