Can you be allergic to ParaGard?
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Thereof, what are the side effects of the copper IUD?
Copper IUD side effects can include:
- Pain when the IUD is placed, and cramping or back aches for a few days after.
- spotting between periods.
- irregular periods.
- heavier or longer periods.
- cramping during your periods.
Beside above, can a copper IUD cause yeast infections? In half the women the presence of yeasts in the vagina was not associated with signs and symptoms of clinical infection. 23 IUD wearers and 6 of the non-wearers were found to harbor Candida in the vagina. 50% of the IUD wearers and 66% of the yeast-positive controls were asymptomatic.
Also asked, can I use copper IUD if allergic to nickel?
Nickel allergy has not been shown to cause adverse effects in women with copper-releasing IUDs, and is not a contraindication to IUD use.
Can you have an allergic reaction to birth control?
Experiencing an allergic reaction to birth control is rare, but it is possible. All that said, allergic reactions to birth control do happen, and if you suspect you're experiencing one stop taking your birth control and contact your medical provider.