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How Exactly Can an IUD Break Inside You?

Women implanted with the Paragard IUD are claiming that the injuries they have suffered from were because copper-based IUDs like Paragard being defective and prone to breaking. This allegedly resulted in serious side effects including fractures, perforation, ectopic pregnancy, and other complications. Some of these complaints have recently been filed in the Paragard lawsuits and […]


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What are the Symptoms of Paragard IUD Perforation?

According to recently filed complaints in the Paragard lawsuits, the Paragard intrauterine device is prone to breaking inside the body of the woman who had it implanted. This may lead to the device causing several serious injuries including uterine perforation (tearing or puncturing the uterine wall). This complication may require additional surgery in order to […]


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Here’s What You Need to Know About Getting Pregnant with an IUD

Along with the implant, an intrauterine device (IUD) is a type of long-acting reversible birth control method. It is a small, T-shaped device that the doctor places in the uterus to prevent pregnancy. IUDs have two main types: copper IUDs like Paragard, and hormonal IUDs like Mirena, Skyla, Liletta, and Kyleena. Within one year, fewer […]


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Lower Abdominal Pain with IUD: Should I Be Concerned?

Millions of women in the United States use an intrauterine device (IUD) for birth control. Although birth control pills remain the most popular form of contraception among women, the number of IUD users in the country will still tell you that more women have been changing their birth control game lately. IUDs are generally considered […]


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Bleeding After Copper IUD Insertion: How Much is Normal?

Known to be a safe and effective form of long-acting reversible birth control, the IUD has been surging in popularity among women as of late. It remains effective for a longer period of time even without user compliance. It’s no wonder why women love this contraceptive method. However, the intrauterine device (IUD) is not completely […]


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Cramping After IUD Insertion or Removal: Here’s What You Should Know

The intrauterine device (IUD) has become an increasingly popular choice of birth control among women. And even though experiences with an IUD might vary, many people have reported mild to severe cramping after insertion of an IUD by a doctor. To insert the IUD, your doctor will push the T-shaped stick through the cervical canal […]


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Can’t Feel the Strings: How to Know if Your IUD is Out of Place

It might happen in very rare instances, but your IUD may move out of place. Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are also known as long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), which means that they are a type of birth control method that remains effective for a longer period of time even without user compliance. Although in general, they are […]


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Paragard & Hair Loss: Is Your Hair in Danger Because of this Copper IUD?

Experiencing hair loss can be downright scary. As an initial response, you’ll naturally wonder what might be causing it. You are not alone. Trust me when I say that many women can relate, especially those who just started using birth control methods. Pills and condoms may be the two most popular birth control methods for […]

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