Patient Comments: Birth Control - IUDs

Do you or your partner use an intrauterine device for birth control? Have you found it effective?

Comment from: trisha, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: April 04

I have my intrauterine device (IUD) since last July 2016. The month of March has finished but my monthly period never occurred and my last period was on February 26. I am a little bit worried. I don't want to be pregnant again and my IUD is 12 years type.

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Comment from: Sue T., 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: March 28

I have installed IUD when I was 24 after my son was born and I had it removed after 5 years. Then I have had three more children. I was very happy all my life but I had breast cancer two years ago, I wonder what caused it. I breastfed all my children, I'm slim, active and exercise, there is no history of cancer in my family. My IUD is a very old kind, back to 40 years ago, I wonder if that may be had a lot of side effects.

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