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Does the IUD wear off

I have the Mierna IUD and it has almost been 5 years i am not sure if they wear off in time or not. That stuff was never discused. Also i have been really bloated for the past couple of weeks not sure if i sould get a pergnacy test or if im just gaining waight? Not to sure what to do hope someone can help.

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Asked by KBedell at 12:42 AM on Apr. 20, 2009 in Health

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  • yeah after 5 years its no longer effective, take a test!!!

    Answer by aliciatron at 12:43 AM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • It becomes ineffective after five years, then you are supposed to go and have it removed and either get another one or don't.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:24 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

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