Intrauterine device

What is Intrauterine device?

Intrauterine device is a device designed to be fitted inside the uterus to prevent pregnancy from occurring or for releasing drugs to treat certain conditions. The device may have minerals like copper or hormones like progesterone. The common devices are copper T, Multiload, Mirena and they have different shapes, sizes and contents.

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I have a question about my period before when I was younger I had got pregnant and I had the baby and I decided to get the IUD (intrauterine...

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Please ask your doctor to rune out the thyroid hormone profile as this appears hypothyroidism rather than IUD induced damage. In case this...

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Hi , i wanted to know which is the best time to put the Copper T ? i want to know the details of the Copper T

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Copper T can be inserted at any time of your periodic cycle, but one thing should be sure that you are not pregnant. Therefore, best...

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Hi Dr, I have a 5yr old daughter and soon i will be giving birth to my second baby (boy) i never in my life taken prevention tablets or injection...

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inserting an intrauterine device after child birth is usually done around 6-8 weeks after birth.
Because the uterus is back down to it`s normal...

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I have nausea, feel tired, sometimes feel dizzy and headache almost everyday all day. I almost feel as if I could be pregnant but I have a IUD in...

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My wife is a 51 yrs old she had heavy bleeding for 3 days and now ther is spotting for 2 days A transvaginal u/s was done it showed adnexae cyst on...

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Can my IUD move if my 9 month old baby steps or kicks me in my lower abdomen while playing? Also are strings of blood or in the vaginal secretions...

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I had an IUD put in and now I have a constant ache in my hip flexor, groin and hip (IT band) muscles. I have had the IUD in for almost 5 weeks. Do...

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Hello Doctor, What would be the safe contraceptive pill post unprotected intercourse? Please advise. Thanks

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Hi Doctor,my period date is 2nd of everymonth, I got my period normally on may 2nd and it is ended on 6th may as usual, But on 7th may i had condom...

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Whe does the bleeding start. What is the best way of contraception

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