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Can I have an MRI with the Paragard IUD in place?

Paragard can be safely scanned with an MRI only under specific conditions.
Before you have an MRI, tell your healthcare provider that you have Paragard, an intrauterine device (IUD), in place.

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Safety Information Back to all Questions
  • IUDs, including Paragard, have been associated with an increased risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Don’t use Paragard if you have a pelvic infection, certain cancers, a copper allergy, Wilson’s disease, or PID. Continue reading
  • 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