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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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  • 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