During and after sex should i have heavy bleeding with the paraguard iud? I have had my iud for almost two years now and am recently having heavy bleeding and pain.

When Paragard is first put in

When Paragard is first put in place most women have cramping and pain. However, most of the time the pain and discomfort goes away. It is unusual that after two years you would only now be experiencing pain and discomfort. Women who have not had children may find the IUD harder to tolerate because of a smaller uterus, and some women have an irregularly shaped uterus, which can also cause pain and bleeding. But, if you are having new pain and bleeding then you really need to see your doctor without delay. This can be a sign of a more serious condition.

Best of luck,
Dr. Williams

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