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Have tender breasts. Done colonoscopy. Oil threads were cut. Pregnant?

hi my oil threads were cut accidentaly during a coloscopy appointment, having tissue taken from my cervix ,for biopsy , the nurse accidentely cut 1 thread, since having it inserted on november 2011 i could only ever feel one thread, and now the other has been cut during coloscopy i have none i can feel for, i am concerened as i have tender breast and fear i maybe pregnant, which is the last thing i want, im 27years old,and have 3 children under 9. my children are,8years old,4 years old and 2 years old.
Asked On : Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
thanks for your query.
I assume you are talking about the threads of your intra uterine device.
As the question mentions " oil " threads which is definitely a typo.
Feeling for the thread is a method of confirming that it hasnt slipped out.
But there are other more reliable methods.
Please visit a gynecologist who would try to visualize the threads per speculum.
If not seen, then the device placement and position can be confirmed by a transvaginal pelvic ultrasound where it would definitely show up.
Other options include having a hysteroscopy, removing the device, and having a new one fitted with intact threads so that you are not so anxious.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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