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What does bleeding after IUD removal indicate?

I have had my iud for almost 6 years no period since its been in just had it taking out over a week ago started bleeding 2 days after it was removed its been 7 days now but for 3 of the days it s been real light an unnoticed wanted to know was this my period an when will the bleeding stop thanks
Wed, 1 Jul 2020
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Hello,

Prolonged and irregular bleeding following IUD removal is expected. It can take a few days to weeks to bleeding to completely stop and eventually regularize.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal, General & Family Physician
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What does bleeding after IUD removal indicate?

Hello, Prolonged and irregular bleeding following IUD removal is expected. It can take a few days to weeks to bleeding to completely stop and eventually regularize. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal, General & Family Physician