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IUD users advice

Im planing on geting an IUD (para gard) at my six week postpartem check up an I wonted to know ur exsperenses with it i heard some say something about loseing hair? enyone have that problem? or Eny other problem while useing marana or para gared?

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Asked by valyesyaz at 5:03 PM on Jul. 12, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • The main problems I've heard about are cramping, spotting and heavier periods.

    Answer by colethky at 5:27 PM on Jul. 12, 2010

  • I have the Mirena, and so far the only side effects I have noticed were cramps for the first week or two, but they weren't bad at all. And I have been spotting since I got it placed 2 months ago. Not fun, but worth it for me. I also had some pretty major mood swings for the first couple days, but they went away really fast.

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 5:30 PM on Jul. 12, 2010

  • Make sure you look at the side effects of the IUD/IUC before you get it.

    Answer by matthewscandi at 5:50 PM on Jul. 12, 2010

  • I have the para guard. I have never lost any hair. I've had it for 5 years and i don't recall ever having a negative side effect.

    Answer by UpSheRises at 8:49 PM on Jul. 12, 2010

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