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Will I be able to feel the Paragard IUD?

You shouldn’t be able to feel Paragard inside of your uterus. The only part you should be able to feel are the two thin threads that extend out of the cervix. You should do a monthly self-check of the threads to ensure Paragard is still in place.

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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,