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There is nothing in the IUD that will stop you from ovulating and having a menstrual period.

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Can your period stop with an IUD?

If you're using Mirena, the IUD that releases progestin, your period usually will stop, although you may have irregular spotting in the first weeks or months of use. If you're using the copper IUD, your periods will not stop. If your period has been regular since using the IUD, and then stopped, take a pregnancy test.


Regular periods till now. Spotting no period with IUD?

The Mirena can cause periods to stop, it releases a low level of synthetic progesterone. A copper IUD may cause periods to stop, but doesn't generally have this effect soon after placement. Depending on the type of IUD and the length of time it has been in place - you may want to check in with the doctor who placed it to see if you need a pregnancy test. Generally if an IUD is going to fail it does so in the first 3 months.


Do you have period when you have IUD?

If you have the copper IUD (Paragard in the US), you will get a period. If you have the Mirena IUD, containing progestin, your period will likely stop after a few months of irregular bleeding.


If you have an IUD how long should you expect bleeding for and how much is too much?

i recently had a copper coil fitted and it took me a week to stop bleeding. however, i read that it should be 2-4 days. some women never stop bleeding until they have the IUD removed. it is hard to say how much but if it very heavy and is heavier than your normal periods, i recommend seeing the doctor. hope this helped!


Does the IUD cause irregular periods?

If you're using a hormonal IUD then yes, it can cause irregular bleeds. As hormonal birth control stops your menstrual cycles in order to stop ovulation it can stop menstruation, instead you can experience withdrawal bleeds and it is normal for these to be a little irregular.

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What are contraindications for the copper t380a IUD but not the levonorgestrel-releasing IUD?

Allergy to copper or Wilson's disease are contraindications to the copper IUD that don't apply to the levonorgestrel IUD. In addition, severe anemia is a contraindication for the copper IUD, but may be an indication for the levonorgestrel IUD, particularly if the anemia is exacerbated by heavy periods.


What is the best birth control to have if you don't want periods?

Depending on the type you get, an IUD can pause or lessen your periods. A hormonal IUD is more likely than a copper IUD to stop your periods, and depending on your body mass, you may entirely stop your cycle. A lighter person (<125lb) is more likely to stop than a heavier person(>160lb) consult your doctor for more information.


Can your period stop with an IUD?

If you're using Mirena, the IUD that releases progestin, your period usually will stop, although you may have irregular spotting in the first weeks or months of use. If you're using the copper IUD, your periods will not stop. If your period has been regular since using the IUD, and then stopped, take a pregnancy test.


Can you not have a period on the copper IUD?

While the copper IUD does not normally stop periods, a woman may miss a period for a number of reasons. Pregnancy and stress are common ones. Consider a pregnancy test if you're having other symptoms.


Regular periods till now. Spotting no period with IUD?

The Mirena can cause periods to stop, it releases a low level of synthetic progesterone. A copper IUD may cause periods to stop, but doesn't generally have this effect soon after placement. Depending on the type of IUD and the length of time it has been in place - you may want to check in with the doctor who placed it to see if you need a pregnancy test. Generally if an IUD is going to fail it does so in the first 3 months.


Does an IUD stop working after 10 years?

The copper IUD does not stop working after 10 years. The levonorgestrel IUDs have shorter lifetimes.


What is the differnec between a copper IUD and a multi load IUD?

A Multiload IUD is a copper IUD.


What IUD's are copper IUD's?

The ParaGard IUD is T shaped and it contains copper.


Can the copper coil stop working after 5 years?

Yes, the copper IUD can stop working after 5 years if it is one of the brands that only lasts for 5 years. If you're unsure which type of IUD you've got (e.g. whether or not it is the 5 year copper IUD) you may want to consider getting a new IUD, next time maybe consider a 10 year IUD.


Do you have period when you have IUD?

If you have the copper IUD (Paragard in the US), you will get a period. If you have the Mirena IUD, containing progestin, your period will likely stop after a few months of irregular bleeding.


Can you be pregnant when you have and IUD and having periods and is the IUD causing me to have my period?

You can't get pregnant. The IUD does cause you to have periods.


How hard is it to get pregnant after you get copper IUD removed?

It's no harder to get pregnant after the copper IUD is removed than it is before the copper IUD was put in.

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