What are the side effects of ParaGard?
Uncommon but serious side effects of ParaGard include:
- pelvic inflammatory disease (PID),
- difficult removals,
- perforation of the uterine wall, and.
- expulsion of the device.
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Moreover, 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.
One may also ask, can the copper IUD cause anxiety? Copper poisoning may also cause the following mental and behavioral symptoms: feeling anxious or irritable. having trouble paying attention.
Similarly, you may ask, can ParaGard make you gain weight?
The copper IUD (Paragard) doesn't cause weight gain. Because the copper IUD is hormone-free, it doesn't have many side effects at all. Some people do have heavier, longer periods and more cramping, especially for the first few months.
Can copper IUD cause hair loss?
So, even though the copper IUD is used as a hormone-free contraceptive option, by damaging that vital part of the body, the copper actually creates hormone-related issues such as hair loss. Many women have actually reported experiencing mild to severe hair loss after inserting the copper IUD.