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Will my partner or I be able to feel the Paragard IUD during sex?

Since Paragard is placed in the uterus, not in the vagina, you and your partner should not be able to feel Paragard during sex. Sometimes your partner may feel the threads. If this occurs, or if intercourse is painful, you should speak with your healthcare provider.

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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