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What do iud strings feel like

i can not feel my iud strings, what should they feel like. i have had it a year btw.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:57 AM on Jun. 16, 2011 in Health

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  • I can't feel mine, i've had it for 4 years.

    Remember, the average vaginal canal is about 6 inches long so you probably just can't reach them.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 10:00 AM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • Mine got tangled, so they had to cut them super short, and they ended up going up inside my cervix. When the doctor doing my pap couldn't find them, they actually did an ultrasound to verify it was still placed correctly. You can always ask for that if you're really worried. When I had it removed it took longer since they had to use a camera to go in and find them, but my doctor said it wasn't that uncommon for the strings to retract into the cervix.
    Telephus44

    Answer by Telephus44 at 10:08 AM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • fishing line
    ABPeterson

    Answer by ABPeterson at 10:36 AM on Jun. 16, 2011

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