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IUD for Me!!!
My doctor advised me I was not a candidate for tubal ligation, but suggested I got an IUD instead. I agreed and was fitted for the Paragard(copper)IUD or the 10yrs one in April 2005. Immediate cramping. It seems like there's no end to the pain. I begin what feels like contractions about two weeks before my period starts and the pain last all the way through the last day of my period(which lasts a week now and is extremely heavy). Basically during the month I have about one week of pain free days. Also, I have begun many boughts with bacterial infections.While it may seem that I should absolutely hate my IUD, I don't. I am totally confident that this is the best method of BC available. Since having it placed I dont have to worry about taking a pill everyday, changing a patch every week, removing and replacing a ring every month, having an injection every three months. Pretty much I dont have to thing about anything else for up to another seven years. Only thing I would say at this point is I am actually considering the Mirena(5yr with horomone)IUD only because of the lightening of mentrual flow. But I will definitely not give my IUD up for anything!!
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