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13 Oct 2006

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I saw that a new form of birth control is called IUD Copper and also there is a IUD Mirena. Is it safe for me to use, I have no children and am 21years old. I am in a commited relationship. Which one has the least side effects and is it safe?
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

The copper IUCD tends to cause heavy periods and more period pains while the Mirena does not have these effects. If you are both in a committed relationship, the risk of infections from multiple partners would not be an issue, as this can be a problem with the copper IUCD and can lead to blocked tubes. You can thus use either of these methods even if you have not had children.

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