6 responses to “The Intra-Uterine Device”

  1. I agree that IUDs have had a bad reputation over the years but with the newer devices, and with good prep techniques, the patients that have opted for the IUD are quite satisfied with its use. The cost generally is less than oral contraception and the patients do not have to remember to take pills on a regular basis as additional positive factors along with the others that Dr. Malleson has mentioned. There may be some discomfort with the insertion that could be mitigated with a number of preventative measures as well.

  2. […] The Intra-Uterine Device […]
    European experts are hopeful that the coil contraceptive device could be used to delay womb cancer.

    Promising early trial findings show an intrauterine device (IUD) can deliver hormones to the womb lining to halt and even reverse cancer growth.

  3. Are they equally applicable in adolscent population?

  4. I didn’t realize I was so out-of-date with my IUD info. Good to know!

  5. IUDs for every one! Always tried to promote it as safe and low maintainance.

  6. What about crampy pelvic pain in nulliparous adolescents? What is your advice?

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