ABOUT COPPER IUD:
The Copper T 380 A IUD is a very reliable, safe and easy method of contraception for long term (once inserted you are safe up to 10 years).It is amongst the most effective methods with less than one percent failure rate. It offers complete restoration of fertility after removal, which is quiet an easy process.
NB: You can learn how to examine yourself if the IUD is in place after Aunt Flo leaves. Make sure to keep it clean all time. You can change the method if you may not be comfortable with the method on the first 3 months. Your health and your freedom are very important.
There are actually lots of great things that come in hand when using Family planning methods. We’re talking benefits.
- Reversible anytime.
- Complete privacy. No one can tell you have an IUD.
- Insertion and removal is easy and safe.
- Does not interrupt with the heat moment.
- Super lasting protection 10 to 11 years.
Everyone has some things they worries about. This shouldn’t be a problem, most women have had complaints about such scenarios. We’re talking negative side effects.
- Spotting between periods.
- Increase period flow (for users of Para Grad).
- Cramps and backaches.
- Does the IUD cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)?
Not really. The IUD does not cause Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases (PID).
- Can young women and older women use IUDs?
Yes. There is no age limit for IUDs. You can remove it after menopause usually within 12 months after your last menstruation.
- If a current IUD user has a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or has become at very high individual risk of becoming infected with an STI, should her IUD be removed?
Not necessary. If a woman catches STI after her IUD insertion, especially if she is not at risk of Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases because of the Intrauterine Device. She can keep rolling with the IUD while on treatment.
- Does the IUD make a woman infertile?
No. A woman can become pregnant ant time after the IUD is removed as quickly as a woman who has never used an IUD before, although fertility decreases as women get older.
- Can a woman who has never had a baby use an IUD?
Yes. Any woman can use an IUD if she has not yet conceived. It’s safe even for first time users.
- Can the IUD travel from the woman’s uterus to other parts of her body, such as her heart or her brain?
The IUD never travels to the heart, brain, or any other part of the body outside the abdomen, hilarious.
- Should a woman have a “rest period” after using her IUD for several years or after the IUD reaches its recommended time for removal?
Not really necessary. Removing the old IUD and immediately inserting a new one saves the risk for infections.
- Should antibiotics be routinely given before IUD insertion?
No, usually not. Antibiotics may be considered, however, in areas where STIs are common and STI screening is limited.
- Can IUD be inserted only during a woman’s monthly bleeding?
No. Though, inserting the IUD during her monthly bleeding may be a good time because she is not likely to be pregnant, and insertion may be easier. Well, not really as easy as you think unless it’s done by a medical professional.
- Do IUDs increase the risk of ectopic pregnancy?
No. On the contrary, it reduces the risk of ectopic pregnancy are rare among IUD users.