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Does the Paragard IUD protect against HIV/AIDS or STDs (sexually transmitted diseases)?

No. Paragard doesn’t protect against HIV/AIDS or STDs.

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Paragard is a hormone-free IUD (intrauterine device) that prevents pregnancy for up to 10 years using copper.


  • Don't use Paragard if you are or may be pregnant, have fibroids, a pelvic infection including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), get infections easily, certain cancers, unexplained bleeding, Wilson's disease,