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How long does Paragard placement take?

Paragard is placed in your uterus by a healthcare provider during a routine office visit. Placement is non-surgical and typically takes a few minutes.

  • Don’t use Paragard if you have a pelvic infection or certain cancers. Less than 1% of users get a serious infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
  • If you miss a period, have persistent abdominal pain or if Paragard comes out, tell your healthcare provider (HCP). If it comes out, use back-up birth control. Continue reading