Before having an
intrauterine device (IUD) inserted, you will probably
Before and during the procedure, the doctor
You may have some cramping during the procedure.
Your doctor will ask you to feel the string in your
vagina before leaving the exam room so you will know how to check for IUD
placement each month after each period.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRebecca Sue Uranga, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofMarch 16, 2017
Current as of:
March 16, 2017
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Rebecca Sue Uranga, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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