Perfect use: 99% Typical use: simliar to perfect since it's placed by a doctor. Advantages: Lasts 3-10 years, totally safe, reversible, insurance may cover it, may calm harsh periods, very effective, medical screening. Disadvantages: May hurt when placed, partner may feel it, Bad reputation from earlier IUDs Must consult a doctor and minor surgical (technically) procedure for placement.
Still, most health professionals say the procedure is manageable, especially if you plan for it. “I typically encourage my patients to take a high-dose non-steroidal — something like motrin or ibuprofen — about 30 minutes prior to placement,” says Dr. Jones. Having the procedure done while you’re on your period can also make insertion easier, since your cervix is already naturally open.
Don't dilate in labour? You might have scar tissue from LEEP, cone biopsy, cryosurgery, a D, the placement of an IUD, or an endo biopsy (or any other procedure where a cervical stabilizer (tenaculum) is used). Some people have a "knotted" feeling lump in their cervix, or tight rubber band-type scarring on the interior of the cervix. Others have more granular-type scarring. Some describe it as feeling like a piece of uncooked rice on the outer part of the cervix.
Today's appointment: #Hematology. My iron levels are actually normal so I can probably go less often for my #venofer infusions! But of all things I'm mostly here to talk about birth control. My hematologist is the hurdle I can't get over when it comes to putting me on the pill because I developed a #bloodclot at the end of 2014. After 5 years of the pill I randomly got a clot. The chances of the clot being caused by the birth control pill? 1 in 3000. Since placement of my #IUD I've had a…
Cervical Scar Tissue – A Cause of Preventable C-Sections - Women have the right to know that a surgical abortion, a D&C after a miscarriage, an IUD placement, Leep, Cron, or Cryo can ALL scar your cervix and affect a later birth.