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Persistent BV a year after Paraguard IUD, douching? Treatment?

Posted 1 Dec 2012 3 answers

I've had my Paraguard IUD for over two years and in this past year I developed persistent BV that does not get better from multiple and extended rounds of antibiotics. I have considered douching, either with products like Summer's Eve, or with homeopathic alternatives such as vinegar or ...

Does the Mirena affect your sex drive?

Posted 27 Feb 2017 1 answer

I had the Paragard after my first child I liked it other then the fact my periods were awful. So after I have my daughter this march the doctor said I should try the Mirena. I'm kind of nervous because I have heard nothing but awful things about it. When you look up reviews they freak me out ...

ParaGard vs Mirena: What's the difference?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Both ParaGard and Mirena are IUDs but which one is more effective or has fewer side effects?

24yr old woman, can't handle hormonal birth control, should I get paragard?

Posted 26 Nov 2016 3 answers

I'm a 24 year old woman. I went in regular birth control pills at 17. I had a severe reaction and couldn't handle the hormones. I had mood swings and was lashing out, even my mom didn't want me on it. But we switched to the lowest dosage estrogen birth control pill and I seemed to be ...

NuvaRing - Problems with the Copper IUD and opinions on the Nuva Ring?

Posted 7 Sep 2013 1 answer

I am 22 years old and was looking for a birth control method that wouldn't cause any weight gain or mood swings, so I went with the Copper IUD (Paragard). I had it put in February and loved it at first! After about 6 months I started feeling a weird cramping on my right side near my ovary. I ...

Does the paragard start working immediately after put in?

Posted 2 Dec 2013 1 answer

I put in the Paragard around November 12th or 13th. before that I had the Nuva ring and when I took that out it made my cycle mess up so I had a period for two weeks (because I got the Paragard the week after my period) and stopped bleeding after that. Me and my partner I have been with for about a ...

ParaGard - Should I take out my cooper IUD?

Posted 10 Aug 2017 2 answers

In May 20th I decided to get my cooper IUD. Since the beginning I had horrible side affects it's started off with heavy bleeding and painful cramps and back pain. A month later a lot of vomiting during my period. I was always nauseous. It continued to headache that's turned into ...

What are the side effects of IUDs?

Posted 12 Sep 2018 1 answerFAQ by

Paragard related depression, how long after removal were you back to normal?

Posted 27 Oct 2015 1 answer

For those who feel that the copper IUD Paragard was the source of depression, how long after it was removed did you start to feel back to normal?

Copper - Has anyone experienced swollen lymph nodes?

Posted 27 Oct 2015 1 answer

I've had ParaGard inserted for 11 days now. Three days ago I noticed my lymph nodes located on the right side of my groin became inflamed. It is painful and I continue to experience dull cramping, although nothing as horrible as it was that first day. Has anybody had a similar experience? Does ...

When will the cramping stop?(paragard)?

Posted 5 Feb 2016 1 answer

I've had the paragard for almost a month and it will go from being comepletely fine with no cramps at all to wanting to drop on the floor and curl in a ball. Id be fine if I was spitting or bleeding but I'm not. No blood and a bunch of cramps? Could something be wrong? Or something I ...

ParaGard - does any one experience pain in upper belly right under the chest ??

Posted 2 Mar 2016 1 answer

I had my IUD 7months ago and I get the pain almost like a very bad pressure and its happening more frequent with each month passing ... I had IUD before and got the same pain and I removed it after 5 Mons of having .. I don't want to remove it now cause I don't want children and I ...

Body/mental risk of paragard copper?

Posted 11 Dec 2014 1 answer

So I just got my paragard today. I wish I would have done way more research before getting it. I saw lots of reviews of women becoming depressed, developing anxiety, hair falling out and other illnesses from the copper. Is anyone who has use this long term have any of these side effects? I ...

ParaGard - Why am I in so much pain?

Posted 30 Mar 2017 1 answer

I've had paragard for 10 months and my period hasn't been bad ever. However it always feels like I'm being stabbed in the uterus. The pain used to come and go and it would take me down it was so bad. For the past 3 days it's been constant. It's like the pain when ...

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