The doctor will put a speculum into the vagina in order to see the cervix. The vagina lengthens as you become aroused, which may mean less likelihood of being able to feel the IUD strings as things get hot. The IUD normally stays within the uterus like a seed within a shell. I got the mirena, exactly 6 weeks after i had my daughter. Create a Bedsider Insider account.
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The Intrauterine Device (IUD)
I came back just after my period had ended. Register take the tour. Thank you so much for your input. She had given me a pill to take the night before to loosen my cervix. View all 9 comments Add your Comment.
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Planned Parenthood partners with Queens libraries to bring sex education out of the classroom and into the library. Use a new, presterilized IUD After the speculum business you know and love from a pap smear, they put a clamp on your cervix. The IUD is inserted into the uterine cavity by a health care provider, usually during menstruation when it is easier to insert. There is no reason why an IUD should negatively affect sexual pleasure. What Is Ulcerative Colitis? There is no minimum or maximum age requirement for using the IUD.
The speculum popped out. I went to my first appointment and the doctor recommended Mirena. STIs, are another story—make sure you use condoms and get tested to prevent them. Find you nearest sexual health clinic. IUDs prevent pregnancy by inhibiting fertilization of the egg. Yes he can feel the strings.