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Copper IUD - strings feel longer and back pain?

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Pumpkinette Wed 02-Apr-14 02:25:30

On Saturday I had what I though was a mild urine infection (frequent utination / general discomfort) I've been drinking lots of water and the pain has gradually gone away..

Last night I was having quite bad back pain (and a bit under my ribs) on the left hand side. Woke up this morning and pain still there but eased up quite a bit. It's a dull constiant pain but manageable.

Anyway I've now just checked my IUD strings and they feel longer than normal - about 1/3 longer than normal. I've had the IUD in for about 4 years now and in wondering if my body might be trying to expel it?

Anyone have any experience of this? I th

I'm trying my best not to consult Dr Google.

ilovepowerhoop Wed 02-Apr-14 21:35:18

make a gp/nurse appointment and they can check for you and refer you for ultrasound if necessary

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