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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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Q: Does a copper IUD stop periods?
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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.


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.


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.


Can you have a period with the 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.


Does the copper IUD kill sperm?

That is not how an IUD works. What an IUD do is to stop an egg from attaching to the inside of the uterus. It had no effect on the sperm. But no, it shouldn't hurt.


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.


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.


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.


Is the IUD used to stop your period?

It helps to lighten the periods or even to stop them, it could stop all together or you can skip a month or two at a time.


Is it normal to have a long period while using and IUD as a birth control?

Yes, the copper IUD (intrauterine device), brand-named Paragard in the US, can cause irregular periods, heavier periods and increased cramps. These side effects are more common in the first six months after the IUD is inserted. The Mirena IUD, which contains levonorgestrel, may cause irregular periods in the first months of use, but over time you can expect fewer periods and less bleeding.