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Has anyone had or have an IUD? Do/did you like it? Disklike it? Pros and cons? I looked it up and it seems to be a good choice, but wanted to get "reviews" from people that have actually used them. Which kind did you have? Did it lessen your period? Thanks!

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Asked by MeandMyBabes at 11:28 AM on Apr. 11, 2010 in Relationships

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  • i just got the nuvoring. i have only had it for about 2 weeks though lol. it didnt hurt to put in or anything but i cramped for the first few days (i put it in while on my cycle-apparently the nurse who told me to do that was wrong!) lol. it supposed to stop you from ovulating which i like since i get cysts on my ovaries every month. good luck in your decision :)

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:31 AM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • I have a MIERNA Iud. I had it inserted right after my 6w post partum checkup.
    I love it. Theres no worry about missed pills- lack of condoms ect. My husband & I are not ready for another baby- so this is a pretty sure way to keep it from happening without the worry! :)

    Some people might see the lack of periods of con- Im happy with it. When I do bleed I spot for 1 or 2 days.

    Answer by pinkcicle709 at 11:31 AM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • i have a mierna iud. i got in put in at my 6 week check up. i love it dont have to worry about taking the pill every day. i dont have a period , i spot once every 3 months.

    Answer by aprilsalcro at 11:48 AM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Nuvaring is not an iud and should not hurt when you insert it. The nuvaring goes inside the vagina not the uterus. That being said I have the Paragard (non hormonal 10 year IUD) and LOVE IT. The paragard does not stop your periods and actually makes them a little heavier for some women. i went from 4-5 days of medium flow to 2-3 days of heavy flow on the IUD.

    Answer by aeneva at 11:55 AM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • I LOVE my mirena! No worries! And my periods are SO MUCH lighter!

    Answer by samurai_chica at 12:23 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • i had mirena for 2 long miserable years. it caused cysts and random bleeding the entire time. every time i told my doc she was just like oh thats normal. i ended up having to go to the health department to have it removed becuase she wouldnt. i didnt get pregnant while on it though.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 12:28 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • i have mirena, i like not having to worry ab bc but it causes funky effects. like it makes some ppl feel like they are pregnant. i have weird kicking sensations in my abdomen and so have many other women, i googled it lol. my period would go away forr a few months and then i would have light bleeding for a week, and not see it again for a few months. i have these weird clots that pass and im not sure what that is but i never had it before the iud. i cant feel it, it didnt hurt, but the side effects are different for everyone!

    Answer by secondtyme520 at 12:54 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • i had the mirena, i loved it until about the 3rd year and then i had nothing but problems from sex being painful to my partner being able to feel it and it "scraping" him ouchie lol i would never get it gain

    Answer by mommie2twogirls at 3:07 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

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