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09 Dec 2005

how safe is the copper t?
Hi Doc,

I decided to have the copper t inserted six weeks after my second baby was born. What I want to know is how long can I keep it in for and can it cause discomfort, even when I am not menstruating? Also if it is removed, how quickly can I fall pregnant - I had no problems with falling pregnant with my children. I am 24 years old.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

You can keep it in for 5 years. It should not cause discomfort when you are no menstruating.You should be able to conceive as soon as the IUCD is removed.

Best wishes
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