Will I be able to feel Paragard?

After Paragard is placed, you shouldn’t be able to feel it at all. The threads are the only part of Paragard that you should feel so you can do a monthly self-check of the threads to ensure Paragard is still in place.
You or your partner shouldn’t be able to feel Paragard during sex and you can still use tampons.

  • 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